Some Android phones made by Motorola violates Microsoft patents. As a result, the trade body the International Trade Commission to ban the import and sales of smartphones in the United States.
ITC has sent orders ban on U.S. president, Barack Obama. Obama had 60 days to veto a particular reason. ITC did not mention what model phones will be banned.
The model in question is a known Microsoft Atrix, Backflip, Bravo, Charm, Cliq, Cliq 2, Cliq XT, Defy, Devour, Droid 2, Droid 2 Global, Droid Pro, X Droid, Droid X2, FLIPOUT, Flipside, Spice and Xoom tablet.
Microsoft patents at issue related to the ability of the handset to a specific schedule. As a settlement, Motorola can eliminate the function or pay a license to Microsoft.
Motorola is currently inthe process of finalizing the acquisition by Google is optimistic that the decision would not affect a lot for business. They probably would appeal. While Microsoft was satisfied.
“We now hope that Motorola will join the Android device makers who have taken the license of our patents,”said Microsoft spokesman.
Android some vendors already established a licensing deal with Microsoft, where they pay a certain fee for every handset sold. Vendors mentioned include Samsung, HTC, Acer and so on.
Quoted by Reuters on Saturday (05.20.2012), Microsoft actually accuses Motorola violated 9 patents technology. However, the ITC foundonly a single patent infringement.