"The lawyers up in Redmond seem to have been woken from
their slumber with the sudden realization that -- oh look! --
Google's Android OS infringes on Microsoft's boatload of software
patents. How specifically it does so is not identified, but
Microsoft believes that elements from both the user interface and
the underlying operating system are in violation of its rights.
This is very much in keeping with the Windows maker's crusade to
assert patent claims over Linux"