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Motorola sued by Microsoft over Xbox patent

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 Nov 2010 12:49 User comments (6)

Motorola sued by Microsoft over Xbox patent Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against Motorola today, accusing the mobile phone maker of charging "excessive royalties on network technology used in Microsoft's Xbox game system."
The suit is the second in the last month, as Microsoft sued the phone company over patents related to the Android mobile OS in October.

Reuters says the suit "alleges that Motorola breached its commitments to standards organizations that allow other companies to license its patents relating to wireless technology and video coding."

Those patents are used by Microsoft's gaming console.

The software giant is seeking monetary compensation.

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6 user comments

110.11.2010 13:04

Things must be slow over at Microshaft.

210.11.2010 13:39

Originally posted by baxter00:
Things must be slow over at Microshaft.
Slow here too, so we can sue Microsoft for over charging for it's software too :)

310.11.2010 16:14

Of all the silly lawsuits companies do to others I've seen on this site....but this is sooooooooooooooooooooo STUPID!, how can Microsoft be taken seriously after this?

411.11.2010 0:24

@ Tristan

lmao .. a fair few member comments at AD fall under the same catagory i.e the bit about being stupid & being taken seriously,that line is gonna come in real handy in the near future & you can feel free to sue me for copyright infringement & if you win i'll pay you 1 nz dollar a week which will amount to around 40c euro or 20p uk ..mwaaaaaaa


511.11.2010 0:48

Quote:
Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against Motorola today, accusing the mobile phone maker of charging "excessive royalties on network technology used in Microsoft's Xbox game system."
Bill Gates was quoted as saying, "These royalties are clearly excessive...how dare they use the official price given to them by Microsoft!?!?"


611.11.2010 15:20

Originally posted by baxter00:
Things must be slow over at Microshaft.
Things are always slow at Microshaft.

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