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The Mobile Plot Thickens: The BlackBerry Tablet

Oct 05, 2010, 16:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Ableson)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Innovation or… litigation?

"Windows Phone 7's innovation may be trumped by the business move made by Microsoft as they have chosen to take a legal route to "complement" their innovation.

"The bigger story, perhaps, is the action taken by Microsoft last week in the courtroom. Microsoft took a swipe at Android by attacking Motorola for patent infringement based on its Android capable devices such as the Droid and others. The claims are fairly broad and apply to many other mobile platforms — platforms which presumably have either licensed the technology from Microsoft already or are not enough of a concern for the Microsoft legal team.

"I am no lawyer, and won't pretend to have a complete handle on all of the claim this and claim that speak of the legal brief so please direct your inquiries directly to Microsoft or Motorola's legal team.

"Here are the areas that Microsoft is claiming infringement, as I understand them:"

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