“Google has not been able so far to convince the court that the patent is highly probable to be invalidated at the end of a parallel nullity proceeding,” Mueller reports. “Microsoft is seeking, and now very likely to obtain, a German patent injunction against the Google Maps service, the Google Maps Android client app, and web browsers providing access to Google Maps.”
Mueller reports, “In order to comply with the injunction that looms large, Google would have to disable access to Google Maps from computers using a German IP address, discontinue shipping the Google Maps Android app in the German market, and distribute web browsers in Germany only if they block access to Google Maps in a way comparable to Internet filters used for the purpose of parental controls.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Oops.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Sarah” and “iDjon” for the heads up.]