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US: FTC seeks more comments on proposed Google patent settlement

 |  February 7, 2013

The Federal Trade Commission has posted a press release to its website stating that the authority has extended the time allotted for public comment concerning the proposed settlement order in a case involving Google and Motorola Mobility LLC. The proposed order would settle the charges against Google that the company had gone back on prior commitments and threatened to pursue injunctions against companies who use Motorola’s standard-essential patents in various devices. Google apparently attempted to block competitors from using Motorola patents. The comment period was previously scheduled to conclude on February 4th but has now been extended through the 22nd of this month.


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