FTC Deal Doesn't Bar Apple Injunction Bid, Motorola Says

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT) -- Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility LLC unit told the Federal Circuit on Wednesday that its recent consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission does not prevent it from seeking an injunction against Apple Inc. over standard-essential smartphone patents.

In a brief filed Monday and made public Wednesday, Motorola said that Apple is wrong to claim, as it did in a recent filing, that its January agreement with the FTC, which found that injunctions based on essential patents are an unfair method of competition, bars Motorola from trying...
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