Google withdraws standard-essential patent claims in Xbox complaint

Microsoft told the U.S. ITC it was an expected consequence of Google's settlement with the FTC

By , IDG News Service |  IT Management

"In some circumstances, the remedy of an injunction or exclusion order may be inconsistent with the public interest," according to the paper. An exclusion order may still be an appropriate remedy in certain situations, such as where the putative licensee is unable or refuses to take a F/RAND license and is acting outside the scope of the patent holder's commitment to license on F/RAND terms, or if the putative licensee is not subject to the jurisdiction of a court that could award damages, it added.

John Ribeiro covers outsourcing and general technology breaking news from India for The IDG News Service. Follow John on Twitter at @Johnribeiro. John's e-mail address is john_ribeiro@idg.com

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