Notch Another Droid Win for Microsoft

“Microsoft announced Monday that General Dynamics’ Itronix division has licensed patents that the software giant claims to hold in mobile devices it makes that run Google’s Android operating system. The agreement is just one of several licensing deals that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has signed with purveyors of devices that run on Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) smartphone operating system. Still other claims await their day in court. For instance, last fall, Microsoft sued Motorola (NYSE: MOT), which uses Android in its Droid smartphones, for patent infringement. Microsoft, however, has yet to sue or sign a licensing deal with Google itself.”

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