E.U. Rules Against Patent Play by Google’s Motorola Unit
The European Union on Monday made a preliminary antitrust finding against Motorola Mobility, saying it had abused its dominance in wireless patents by seeking an injunction against Apple in Germany.
Google Will Cut 1,200 More Jobs At Motorola Mobility
alphadogg writes "Motorola Mobility is cutting 1,200 staff, in addition to a reduction of 4,000 staff it announced in August, to focus on high-end devices. 'These cuts are a continuation of the reductions we announced last summer,' said Motorola. 'It's obviously very hard for the employees concerned, and we are committed to helping them through this difficult transition.' Motorola's mobile business has been overwhelmed in the smartphone market by larger players such as Samsung Electronics, Apple, Sony, Huawei Technologies and ZTE."
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Slashdot
Apple And Motorola Mobility Looking At Arbitration For Patent Dispute Resolution
In a court filing this week spotted by Bloomberg, Apple indicated that it is "interested in resolving its dispute with Motorola completely and agrees that arbitration may be the best vehicle to resolve the parties' dispute." Motorola Mobility had discussed the possibility of arbitration back on November 5, when a federal judge tossed a case Apple had filed saying Motorola was abusing standards-essential patents.
Apple Vs Motorola Mobility: U.S. Judge Dismisses Apple Patent Licensing Lawsuit
A court case brought by Apple against Google-owned Motorola Mobility for seeking what Apple argues are excessive royalties for standards-essential patents has been dismissed by the judge in a Wisconsin federal court. It's another small blow for Apple in its legal war against Android. The patents in question are among the 17,000 acquired by Google when it bought Motorola Mobility last year.
U.S. judge tosses Apple vs. Google lawsuit over patents
An Apple lawsuit against Google's Motorola Mobility unit over alleged patent abuse was thrown out on Monday just hours before trial, a setback for the iPhone maker in its efforts to gain leverage in the smartphone patent wars.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Reuters