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