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Motorola Breaks Through Apple's FRAND Defense in Germany

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In a development that threatens to prevent Apple's European sales arm from selling 3G-enabled iPad and iPhone products, Motorola Mobility won an injunction against it in Germany. On the table was a key Motorola patent related to cellular data transmission, which is part of wireless data transmission standards that are obstructed by an agreement to license it on "fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory" (FRAND) terms.

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I'm starting to feel a little bad for Apple. Their constant patent trolling has turned around and bit them in the ass hard.
 
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I'm starting to feel a little bad for Apple. Their constant patent trolling has turned around and bit them in the ass hard.
That's like feeling bad for RAMBUS, you just don't do it. They are going to\are getting what they deserve.
 

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I'm starting to feel a little bad for Apple. Their constant patent trolling has turned around and bit them in the ass hard.
i would have said bit them in the balls. but they dont have any. LOL
 
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Could Apple product get any more expensive?

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees
 
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Could Apple product get any more expensive?

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees
Could people protest the expense and stop buying?

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! :laugh:
 
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Is that a Darth Vader style no?
 

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Aww poor apple sounds like they got what's coming to them.
 
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Aww poor apple sounds like they got what's coming to them.
No kidding... "They started it!"

Apple is now going after HTC for copycat reasons, it was in the news this morning and no patents were even mentioned.
 

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I think Apple needs to adapt the Goolge montra: "Don't be evil."

As far as corporations are concerned, launching frivilous lawsuit after lawsuit at competitors is about the maximum of evilness possible.
 

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seeing as how google now owns motorola, this is major win for google/android