Microsoft Files EU Complaint Against Motorola, Google

Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 7:45 PM EST) -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday lodged a competition complaint with the European Commission against Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. and its soon-to-be parent Google Inc., alleging Motorola is charging too much for its patents and trying to block sales of Microsoft products.

Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft claims Motorola is demanding that it take products like its Xbox game console and Windows PCs off the market or else remove their standards-based ability to play video and connect wirelessly, Dave Heiner, vice president and deputy general counsel of Microsoft’s corporate standards...
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