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German Court: Motorola infringes on Another Microsoft patent

September 20, 2012 No Comments

Today, Judge Dr. Guntz of the Munich in Germany ruled that Motorola infringes on a Microsoft patent for “soft input panel system and method”. Microsoft has now been granted the ability to ban some Motorola devices in the country.

The patent covers a software architecture that allows applications to flexibly receive input from sources between the user may switch, such as an on-screen keyboard and voice input, without requiring the app itself to worry about the underlying functionality that provides this level of abstraction. Out of the hundreds of thousands of Android apps that exist, many if not most make use of the related operating system functionality.

Wait for the appeal in 2.. 1…


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