Motorola phones will continue to face a ban on their sales in Germany.
On Thursday, the Munich Higher Regional Court rejected an appeal by Google-Motorola to lift the injunction of its Android phones. In May 2012, a German court ruled that the company had violated a Microsoft patent over SMS, ordering a sales ban against its phones in Germany. Google appealed the ruling, but the court was unswayed.
Dubbed "Communicating multi-part messages between cellular devices using a standardized interface," the patent in question relates to text messaging.
"We are gratified the court has affirmed the District Court'… Read more