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Barnes & Noble’s patent misuse defense rejected by ITC judge

 |  February 1, 2012

U.S. International Trade Commission Judge Theodore Essex has rejected Barnes & Noble’s claims of patent misuse by Microsoft to undermine competition from Google’s Android operating system. The patent misuse defense was raised in response to Microsoft’s allegations that Barnes & Noble infringed four of its patents for the Android-based Nook.

Source: Bloomberg


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