Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
First-Quarter Lobbying Expenditures: Google, AT&T, Comcast and Comcast Remain Top Spenders
Samsung Launches Six Original Series on Samsung VR Video Service on Gear VR
Facebook Says Users Are Not Products, the Social Network Is
European Regulators Investigate Apple's Proposed Acquisition of Shazam
Amazon is Working on Home Robots: report
7nm Volume Production to Fuel TSMC's Profits This Year
Toshiba Weighs Memory Chip Unit Options
Google Chat Launches to compete with Apple's iMessage
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, April 26, 2013
Microsoft Wins First Round Of Patent Trial Against Google


Microsoft prevailed at the first of two patent trials versus Google's Motorola Mobility unit on Thursday, when a federal judge in Seattle ruled largely in its favor.

U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle said Microsoft owed only a fraction of the royalties Motorola had claimed for use of its technology in Microsoft's Xbox console.

Motorola had sought as much as $4 billion a year for use of its essential wireless and video patents, while Microsoft argued its rival deserved about $1 million a year. Robart decided the appropriate payment was about $1.8 million.

The ruling is a hit for Google, which bought Motorola for $12.5 billion, partly for its intellectual property stockpile. The latest ruling makes Motorola's patents a weaker bargaining chip for Google to negotiate licensing deals with others.

The case in U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington is Microsoft Corp. vs. Motorola Inc., 10-cv-1823.


Previous
Next
Global Debut For LG F5        All News        HP Released $169 Slate 7 Android tablet
LivingSocial Website Hacked     General Computing News      Wavii Teams Up With Google

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Chat Launches to compete with Apple's iMessage
LG SmartThinQ Home Appliances Get Amazon Alexa Connectivity
Google's Funding Choices For Publishers Expand in More Countries
Microsoft Unveils Reorganization Plan
Google Says Publishers are Responsible for Getting Users' Consent to Comply With New EU Privacy Law
Google to Develop Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology
Microsoft Previews Windows Server 2019
Google Focuses on News Publishers With New Initiative
Google Introduces Google Play Instant
Google to Make Money From Each Product Purchase
Microsoft Sees Cloud services As The Future of Games
Microsoft Uses AI to Match Human Performance in Translating News from Chinese to English

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .