“Quite apparently, Google isn’t comfortable with this outcome: a company for which it just paid $12.5 billion is not allowed to import devices into the United States that provide the full range of Android’s functionality,” Mueller reports. “Unlike Motorola’s gadgets, more than 70% of all Android devices sold in the United States have a royalty-bearing patent license from Microsoft. Those device makers who have a license are still able to provide the meeting scheduler feature to their customers. (The existing import ban wouldn’t apply to third parties anyway, but it would be easy to extend it to third parties through new complaints.)”
Mueller reports, “Another ITC decision involving Motorola Mobility that was recently appealed to the Federal Circuit is the dismissal of Apple’s three-patent complaint. The Federal Circuit plays an increasingly important role in the current wave of smartphone patent disputes. Yesterday it decided, for the second time this month, not to stay a preliminary injunction that a district court ordered against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.”
Much more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Fred Mertz" for the heads up.]