Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Microsoft Continues Android Legal Assault, Sues Barnes & Noble over Nook | Ina Fried | Mobilized | AllThingsD

Google Android: open source and free, except for the Microsoft license fees

However, Microsoft’s statement showed its target is the broader Android operating system.

“The Android platform infringes a number of Microsoft’s patents, and companies manufacturing and shipping Android devices must respect our intellectual property rights,” Deputy General Counsel Horacio Gutierrez said in a statement, “To facilitate that we have established an industry-wide patent licensing program for Android device manufacturers.”

Microsoft Continues Android Legal Assault, Sues Barnes & Noble over Nook | Ina Fried | Mobilized | AllThingsD

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