Last year the ITC found that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console violated some of Motorola’s patents, although now it would appear that the ITC has changed their mind, as ITC Judge David Shaw has now said that the Xbox 360 does not infringe on Motorola patents.
When the original cases started last year, Motorola were accusing Microsoft of infringing on a total of 5 patents, four were thrown out previously, and this last patent related to the the Xbox communicated with accessories, you can see a statement from Microsoft below.
The Sony Xperia features a“We are pleased with the Administrative Law Judge’s finding that Microsoft did not violate Motorola’s patent and are confident that this determination will be affirmed by the Commission,” David Howard, Microsoft’s corporate vice president and deputy general counsel, said in a statement.
It is not clear as yet on what Motorola plans to do next, you can see a statement from a Google Motorola spokesperson below.
“We are disappointed with today’s determination and look forward to the full Commission’s review,” Matt Kallman, a Google spokesman, said in a statement.
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