microsoft.jpgIPNews® – The Ninth Circuit on Friday refused to allow Motorola Inc. to enforce a patent infringement-related ban it won in Germany earlier this year against Microsoft Inc.’s sale of its Xbox 360 gaming system and some Windows software in the country.

A Seattle federal judge was right to temporarily enjoin Motorola from enforcing the German injunction, the appeals court ruled. The two companies are battling it out over royalties and licenses for Motorola-held standard-essential patents for video coding and wireless local area networks. To continue reading, click: Ninth Circuit Refuses To Enforce German Motorola Patent Injunction V. Microsoft