“Things haven’t been going too well for Google in the patent litigation arena recently,” Florian Müller reports for FOSS Patents.
“And there’s potential for further bad news as an Intellectual Ventures v. Motorola Mobility trial started in Delaware on Tuesday and the Federal Circuit is likely to issue its ruling on the ‘Posner appeal’ (which will most likely result in a remand requiring Motorola to defend itself against the ‘Steve Jobs patent’ and other Apple patents) soon, given that the appellate hearing was held four months ago,” Müller reports. “And while not a verdict or ruling, it’s also bad news for Google that Huawei settled with the Rockstar Consortium.”
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Huawei settles with Apple-led Rockstar, will pay for Android’s patent infringement – January 23, 2014