UK court rules for Microsoft in Motorola patent suit

Monday 24 December 2012 | 10:47 CET | News
The High Court in London issued a ruling on 21 December, stating that one of Motorola's patents covering technology to synchronize messages across several devices should be invalidated, ars technical reported. Originally, the patent covered the synching of messages across multiple pagers, but Motorola has used the patent in lawsuits against Apple and Microsoft for using similar message-syncing services in iCloud and on the Xbox, respectively. The London court declared Motorola's patent invalid and said it should be revoked because it contained technology that "was obvious to experts in the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Microsoft / Motorola / Motorola Mobility
Countries: United Kingdom
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