"Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have agreed to end their long-running patent feud over smartphones and video game systems, dropping about 20 lawsuits in the U.S. and Germany.Google, Microsoft Resolve Patent Fight Over Phones, Xbox - Bloomberg Business
The two companies, which didn’t disclose financial terms, have been litigating over technology innovations for five years. Google’s former Motorola Mobility unit had been demanding royalties on the Xbox video-gaming system, and Microsoft had sought to block Motorola mobile phones from using certain features."
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Google, Microsoft Resolve Patent Fight Over Phones, Xbox - Bloomberg Business
Hopefully a leading indicator of less litigious times ahead