Microsoft Says Apple Patent Dismissal Precludes Xbox Ban

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 6:47 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday argued against an import ban on its Xbox video gaming system pursuant to its patent dispute with Motorola Mobility Inc., telling the U.S. International Trade Commission that a recent ruling in a case between Motorola and Apple Inc. advised against such a remedy.

In a letter to the ITC, Microsoft pointed to U.S. District Judge Richard Posner's "well-reasoned" opinion on Friday dismissing Apple's case accusing Motorola of infringing standard-essential patents used in smartphones, saying that the judge had specifically advised against the...
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