Motorola beats Apple in court and will not have to provide their FRAND patents
Without that could even be the first allegations, Apple has seen a Legal setback in a court of Wisconsin at the hands of Motorola, the company that owns essential Patents on the use of UMTS, GPRS, GSM and Wi-Fi, and why he wanted pay a royalty of less than $1 per iPhone to licensing mode fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory.
Well, that will not.
Judge Crabb dismissed the case brought by the Cupertino company because, she said, “Apple’s response was not satisfactory and does not calm my concerns regarding the determination of a FRAND rate that can be used only as a bargaining tool between both sides. “
Motorola raised the payment of 2% of total sales of the iPhone as compensation for licensing the patents mentioned above. Given this legal determination, the pointy M said “still willing to reach an agreement with Apple.”
Tim Cook Will you try it too? Chances are that this chapter is quite far from reaching its end. At least, Motorola seems no hurry to sue … for now.
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