ITC: Motorola Android Devices Banned As Microsoft Wins

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For infringing U.S patent no 6,370,566 ITC has banned Motorola Android Devices in U.S against a case registered in October 2010 with the ITC, Microsoft accused Motorola Mobility of infringing nine patents for Windows Mobile and Windows Phone. Ban facing devcies mainly are: the Atrix, Backflip, Bravo, Charm, Cliq, Cliq 2, Cliq XT, Defy, Devour, Droid 2, Droid 2 Global, Droid Pro, Droid X, Droid X2, Flipout, Flipside, Spice and the Xoom tablet.

“Although we are disappointed by the commission’s ruling that certain Motorola Mobility products violated one patent, we look forward to reading the full opinion to understand its reasoning,” the company said in an emailed statement. “We will explore all options including appeal.”

Here’s Microsoft Version:

Microsoft said it was pleased with the decision. “We hope that now Motorola will be willing to join the vast majority of Android device makers selling phones in the US by taking a license to our patents,” a company spokeswoman said via email.

Via: The Verge

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  • Johnny Garcia on Facebook

    Sucks to be the people who wanted one that weren’t yet in stores