Government Investigates Google Over Potential Motorola Patent Abuse

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According to Bloomberg, Google is now being investigated as to whether their Motorola unit has been abusive over patents.  The FTC has served Google with a civil investigative demand according to Bloomberg sources.  “We take our commitments to license on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms very seriously and are happy to answer any questions,” said Google.  Microsoft and Apple both criticized the way that Motorola handles patents when it comes to various wireless standards.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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