Microsoft's Motorola ITC Patent Suit Revived By Fed. Circ.
By Ryan Davis
Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 3:26 PM ET) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday revived part of Microsoft Corp.'s smartphone patent suit against Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility LLC unit at the U.S. International Trade Commission, reversing a finding that Motorola did not infringe a computer menu patent, although that patent will soon expire.
The Federal Circuit affirmed the ITC's ruling that Motorola did not infringe three other Microsoft patents. The one patent the Federal Circuit said Motorola may infringe expires in December, so there may not be enough time for the ITC to issue an...