Motorola Still Seeks Sales Ban After FTC Deal, Microsoft Says
By Scott Flaherty
Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 6:21 PM ET) -- Microsoft Corp. on Friday accused Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility of using the threat of a German sales ban to increase payments for the use of essential patents, despite Google's agreement with the Federal Trade Commission not to seek injunctions related to such patents.
In a letter submitted to a federal judge in Washington state, Microsoft said Motorola is seeking an injunction in Germany related to patents concerning the H.264 advanced video coding technology standard. Such an injunction would run afoul of a settlement with the FTC...