Apple Seeks To Revive Tossed Motorola Patent License Suit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 4:28 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. told a Wisconsin federal judge Thursday that it should be allowed to refile its dismissed contract suit alleging Google Inc. subsidiary Motorola Mobility Inc. failed to license its standard-essential patents on reasonable terms, in part because the rivals have begun settlement talks.

The filing came a day after Motorola asked the court to bar Apple from filing its contract suit again, claiming Apple's own failed litigation strategy caused the case to be tossed.

On Nov. 5, U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb called off...
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