FTC Finalizes Google Standard-Essential Patents Deal

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 6:48 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission has approved a finalized settlement barring Google Inc. from seeking injunctions against companies willing to license standard-essential patents that the online search giant picked up when it acquired Motorola Mobility LLC, the agency said Wednesday.

The FTC voted to approve a final settlement resolving allegations that Google and its Motorola unit violated federal antitrust law by pursuing injunctions related to standard-essential patents that Motorola had agreed to license on fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory, or FRAND, terms. The final order issued with the...
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