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Motorola Patent Claims Against Microsoft Invalid: Says US Judge
2013-02-08 12:45:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday, US Judge James Robart found that more than a dozen patent claims being lobbied against Microsoft by Motorola are invalid. This decision now narrows the lawsuit between these 2 tech titans and earns a slight win in the overall battle for Redmond, Washington-based software giant. Judge Robart´s decision leaves only 3 valid patent claims in the case, each of which pertains to the H.264 video codec and bears the...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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