Microsoft Tries To Force Google To Talk In E-Reader Suit

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 7:38 PM EST) -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday asked the International Trade Commission to enforce its motions seeking information and testimony from Google Inc. in order to fight antitrust claims in its battle with Barnes & Noble Inc. over whether the bookseller’s e-reader infringes Microsoft’s patents by using Google’s Android operating system.

Microsoft asked ITC Administrative Law Judge Theodore R. Essex to certify its motion to the ITC for enforcement of subpoenas it issued to Google, claiming the Mountain View, Calif.-based company has refused to comply with its request for information,...
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