microsoft-building.jpgIPNews® – A German court granted Microsoft Inc. an injunction Thursday against the sale of any of Google Inc.-owned Motorola Mobility LLC’s devices that infringe a Microsoft-held European patent for a software input function.

The technology at issue is a cornerstone of the Android operating system, and the judge found that the operating system itself infringes a key claim of the patent. Motorola is the only leading Android device maker that has not yet licensed the patented technology from Microsoft. To continue reading, click: German Court Hands Down Motorola Sales Ban In Microsoft Patent Case