Motorola Can't Use SEPs To Ban Microsoft Products

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 10:13 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Friday shut down Motorola Mobility Inc.'s attempt to get an injunction against Microsoft Corp. products, ruling Motorola couldn't use two standard-essential patent portfolios — including patents allegedly infringed by Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system — to obtain injunctive relief.

U.S. District Judge James Robart, who is overseeing a licensing fight between Microsoft and Google Inc.'s Motorola, granted a bid for partial summary judgment Microsoft had filed in federal court in Washington state. The computing giant sought to dismiss Motorola's claim for injunctive...
To view the full article, register now.