Judge To Set License Terms In Apple, Motorola Trial

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 3:39 PM EDT) -- The Wisconsin federal judge overseeing a trial beginning next week over whether Google Inc. subsidiary Motorola Mobility Inc. breached a contractual obligation to license standard-essential telecommunications patents to Apple Inc. on fair and reasonable terms said Monday that she will establish the terms of the license if Apple prevails.

Apple has said that if it proves that Motorola breached its contract with standard-setting group to offer the patents on fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms, or FRAND, it will seek an order requiring "specific performance" of the contract. That would...
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