Apple Gets 2nd Shot In Motorola Patent License Fight

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 6:13 PM EST) -- A Wisconsin federal judge opened the door Wednesday for Apple Inc. to refile a suit accusing Motorola Mobility Inc. of failing to license standard-essential patents on reasonable terms, saying that Apple's contract claims had to be dismissed without prejudice.

U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb issued a order saying the case was dismissed with prejudice on Nov. 5, after Apple said it might refuse to pay a court-ordered license rate and just as a bench trial was about to begin. But she ruled Wednesday that seven...
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