U.S. investigating Google unit over patent licensing

Mar 28 2013

A posed picture shows a Motorola Droid phone displaying the Google search page in New YorkWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. antitrust regulators are investigating whether Google unit Motorola Mobility is living up to licensing commitments made when its patents were adopted as industry standards, two people familiar with the probe said on Friday. The Federal Trade Commission sent civil investigative demands, essentially civil subpoenas, to companies this week asking them about Motorola Mobility's licensing practices, one person said. The industry standards affected have to do with Wi-Fi and video standards, one of the people said. …

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