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Motorola Cannot Seek Injunction Against Microsoft
2012-12-03 19:45:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Thursday, a Seattle judge handed down a summary judgment which rules that Motorola will not be able to seek an injunction in their case against Microsoft. These two companies have been battling it out in a Washington courtroom for over a year, ever since Redmond-based Microsoft claimed Motorola has been violating some of their patents. Motorola soon returned fire, saying Microsoft is also guilty of infringing on some of their...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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