Judge's Ruling Is Turning Point in Microsoft-Motorola Patent Suit.
4/26/2013 9:42:32 AM.
"The decision is also a setback for Motorola; it had argued that companies which join standards are entitled to negotiate the value of their patents with users of the standards. Motorola had argued that Microsoft should compensate Motorola billions of dollars for its patents. The methodology and patent rates set by the court indicate Microsoft should pay about $1.8 million annually. "