Judge invalidates 13 Motorola patent claims against Microsoft

By Matthew
Feb 8, 2013
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  1. Microsoft scored a victory against Google-owned Motorola Mobility this week after a judge scrapped 13 of the latter party's patent claims in a years-long dispute over H.264-related royalties. Waged in US and German courts, the battle involves three patents (7,310,374,...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,043   +218

    Microsoft always trying to take the cheap route $1mill per year please more like $400 mill per year stop trying to rip others off but not taking the responsibility yourself!!!!
  3. m4a4

    m4a4 TechSpot Addict Posts: 505   +133

    Good. This is what they deserve for trolling with those patents.
  4. wastedkill

    wastedkill TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,043   +218

    Microsoft do patent trolling not google!
  5. BlueDrake

    BlueDrake TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 187   +40

    It's Google owned but they started this, before Google even bought them. Patent trolling because of what they had, and wanted a bigger piece from others. Also.. $4 billion is a lot different to $400 million. How is that fair to demand such an amount, in an agreement that they all signed onto?

    It's fair and reasonable noting should be obvious. Strong arming everyone to pay a large sum, under such an agreement would mean you go against it. Despite agreeing to it in the first place, where is their actual stance on fair and reasonable then?

    They never said "Google" was trolling, it's 'now' Google owned so don't get mixed up. This has been going on for years, so please read the facts before you jump on the defense of them.
  6. Ranger1st

    Ranger1st TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 265   +77

    Interesting that the verbiage was good enough to get a patents approved.. but somehow the US judge decided it was ' not good enough' no word out of the European courts. The US court system is a sham. I don't blame foreign corps for going to Europe or Asia to fight the battles..
  7. misor

    misor TechSpot Addict Posts: 966   +147

    angry much?

    I wonder how frand is implemented by the u.s. regulatory commission.
    (microsoft, google/motorola, apple, samsung, lg, sony, etc)
  8. Please don't quote florian mueller. The man is not qualified for any form of analysis.
  9. wastedkill

    wastedkill TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,043   +218

    Never angry just hate it when people dont take into fact that the company they claiming are good have a dark past of doing the same thing but on a bigger scale like microsoft.
  10. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    Its Microsoft. Ppl are mad because MS has insinuated themselves into ppls lives and crushed as much competition as they could to keep their customer prisoners. Before the advent of Windows, ppl had to work with MSdos. Once windows came in, everyone could have and use a computer w/o all the technical knowledge or programing skills that were nessasary previous to Windows release. MS uses low down and dirty tactics to keep their market share. I dont think its "Hate" really. More of lack of options frustrates ppl. And MS doesnt give you many options for a "easy" OS.
  11. kirk evers

    kirk evers Newcomer, in training

    As far as trolling goes, companies such as Google or Microsoft are not trolling. They are trying to protect their investments in r&d and market share.They both have engineers that come up with similar ways of tech. Corporate espionage is going to happen, on all sides, period. Please remember, nobody has forced you to use MS products, there are plenty of alternatives. If you don't want to use Microsoft products, then use your wallet and buy something else.
     
  12. TJGeezer

    TJGeezer TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 385   +10

    ...or use your common sense and go download Linux.
  13. misor

    misor TechSpot Addict Posts: 966   +147

    apple products :)
  14. jonjonjon

    jonjonjon Newcomer, in training Posts: 18



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