Motorola Says Apple Can't Meet Bar To Win Smartphone Ban

Law360, New York (May 31, 2012, 3:57 PM EDT) -- Motorola Inc. told an Illinois federal court Wednesday that Apple Inc.'s smartphone patent infringement case doesn't justify a ban on sales of Motorola phones, arguing that the iPhone maker should have opted to pursue monetary damages related to its claims.

In a motion for summary judgment, Motorola asked Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner — who is presiding over the district court case by special designation — to toss Apple's bid for an injunction on smartphones that allegedly infringe Apple's patents. Motorola said that since Apple had...
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