"The week-long trial in a Seattle federal court examined how much of a royalty Microsoft Corp should pay Google Inc for a license to some of Motorola's patents. Google bought Motorola earlier this year for $12.5 billion, partly for its library of communications patents.Microsoft vs. Google trial over patents finishes up | Reuters
Motorola had sought up to $4 billion a year for its wireless and video patents, while Microsoft argues its rival deserves just over $1 million a year."
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Microsoft vs. Google trial over patents finishes up | Reuters
Perhaps Google will use the royalties to subsidize Android device makers forced to pay Microsoft royalties