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US Court Says Motorola Can't Enforce Microsoft Injunction In Germany 175

Posted by timothy
from the was-meinst-du? dept.
First time accepted submitter Chris453 writes "A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled that Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit cannot enforce a patent injunction that it obtained against Microsoft Corp in Germany, diminishing Google's leverage in the ongoing smartphone patent wars. Motorola won an injunction against Microsoft in May using their H.264 patents. Apparently the U.S. federal justices in California have worldwide jurisdiction over all court cases — Who knew? Maybe that is why Apple keeps winning lawsuits..."
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US Court Says Motorola Can't Enforce Microsoft Injunction In Germany

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  • by Eth1csGrad1ent (1175557) on Saturday September 29, 2012 @05:46AM (#41497805)

    You see, you're sleeping over at a friends place - and your friend's mum said that you could have coke with your dinner even though your mum said you couldn't.
    You can "forget" what your mum told you and have the coke anyway, you won't get in trouble at your friends house.

    But you're sure gonna get it when you get home and your mum finds out. I mean, you could lie but...

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