Apple Scores Victory Against Motorola as Judge Rules Moto's Patent is 'Invalid'

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Dec 19, 2012.

DroidForums.net is the premier Android Forum - Registered Users do not see these ads. Please Register - It's Free!
  1. dgstorm
    Offline

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2010
    Messages:
    7,590
    Likes Received:
    1,577
    Trophy Points:
    258
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    Ratings:
    +1,587
    [​IMG]

    Motorola felt the sting of defeat in a courtroom today while fighting Apple. ITC judge Thomas Pender found that Apple may have infringed upon Motorola's patent, but he ruled that the patent was invalid to begin with. Interestingly the reason the judge found the patent invalid was because of a separate patent that Motorola holds but did not include in their filing. Here's a quote with a few more details,

    The courts certainly are picky...

    Source: TalkAndroid
  2. FoxKat
    Offline

    FoxKat Resident Novelist...LOL! Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2010
    Messages:
    9,648
    Likes Received:
    1,374
    Trophy Points:
    258
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Ratings:
    +1,393
    Current Phone Model:
    Droid Turbo, Baby!!
    Well, clearly an oversight on the part of GoogleRola, so they should appeal and/or include the earlier patent to bolster their case.