Just yesterday, a U.S. District Court in Madison, Wisconsin, threw out Apple's lawsuit against Motorola. Apple was suing Motorola claiming that Motorola's patent licensing practices were unfair. The judge in the case dismissed Apple's lawsuit "with prejudice." Here's a quote with the details,
It looks like the tide may be slowly turning against Apple's legal battles. What do you guys think?"We're pleased that the court has dismissed Apple's lawsuit with prejudice," a Google spokeswoman said in an emailed statement on Monday.
Dismissal of a case with prejudice means the case is over at the trial court level, though it can be appealed.
Apple could not immediately be reached for comment.
"Motorola has long offered licensing to our extensive patent portfolio at a reasonable and non-discriminatory rate in line with industry standards," Google said in its statement. "We remain interested in reaching an agreement with Apple."