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Motorola Fires a Shot to Microsoft: The Battle Continues

Written on November 11, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The battle of the titans continues as Motorola answers Microsoft's accusations with a steamy statement. Let's see where this infringement case leads.

is about to fight a battle with two tech titans, and . dropped the first bomb last month with a nine- ITC complaint against Motorola. The second shot was fired last week about an alleged accusation that the latter was charging unfair licensing fees for 802.11 WiFi and H.264 video.

Now, it’s Motorolla’s turn to answer the complaints. The mobile corporation claims that Redmond’s infringing a total of sixteen patents all from Microsoft Exchange, Bing Maps and to Windows OS itself. Not only that but also video codecs and wireless tech inlcuded in the . It seems that Motorolla is willing to fight the anomaly. Their press statement says:

“It is unfortunate that Microsoft has chosen the litigation path rather than entering into comprehensive licensing negotiations, as Motorola has mutually beneficial licensing relationships with the great majority of technology companies industry-wide.”

Read the complete official press release here.

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