Microsoft Sues U.S. Customs for Failing to Enforce Google/Motorola Sales Ban

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  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member

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    There's an old saying that "if you try to take on the U.S. Government you will always lose." It looks like Microsoft is willing to test that theory. They are suing the U.S. Customs Department for allegedly failing to enforce a sales ban on Google owned Motorola Mobility's Android phones. Last year, Microsoft went before the ITC (The U.S. International Trade Commission) and won a sales ban for Motorola phones which violate Microsoft patents. Microsoft alleges that U.S Customs has had secret meetings with Google and has given them extra time to work out the issues which Microsoft claims violates their patents. Here's a quote with more of the details,

    Source: Bloomberg

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