Motorola retaliates with lawsuit against Microsoft

Motorola's mobile phone subsidiary has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft alleging the world's largest software maker has infringed 16 of its patents in PC, mobile and server software, as well as Xbox products.

The lawsuit comes just a day after Microsoft filed its second lawsuit against Motorola in recent months.

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Cratos87802870d ago (Edited 2870d ago )

things just got much more interesting...

vsr2870d ago

on CELL processor copy Xenos

kaveti66162869d ago


MS legally approached IBM for a processor design and IBM took the CELL that they designed and created the XENOS architecture. Microsoft didn't do anything wrong.

sinncross2870d ago

The two cell phones i've owned are both Motorolas... so

Go go motorola!!!

Silver3602870d ago

Both companies are using lawsuits as a negotiating tactic. Not because they feel like the other violated their patents, but just to get better terms on the deals they already have with each other.

Godmars2902870d ago (Edited 2870d ago )

If Motorola manages to win, how screwed is MS?

Not that if they do manage to lose they'd just be giving up a big chunk of cash or filing appeals for years.

HolyOrangeCows2869d ago

Hmm...that's true. Go Motorola!

-IronMan-2870d ago

Hope Motorola wins. Cant stand Microsoft trying to monopolize everything.

Michael-Jackson2870d ago (Edited 2870d ago )

retaliation lawsuits are soo common nowadays, it's a joke as everyone does it even if it's fake.

theonlylolking2870d ago

HOLY CRAP! Its michael jackson!

Corrwin2870d ago

Big business lawuits are like the Korean war, they never end.

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