Microsoft Suffers Setback In Motorola Tech Royalty Fight

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 7:07 PM ET) -- A federal judge in Washington state on Monday rejected Microsoft Corp.’s argument that Motorola Inc. is price gouging by charging too much to license patented wireless and video technologies, in violation of pricing agreements brokered by industry standards groups.

In his order, U.S. District Judge James Robart granted in part and denied in part Microsoft’s motion for partial summary judgment in its breach of contract case claiming Motorola failed to adhere to pricing agreements for the use of wireless local network and video coding technology patents....
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