Microsoft, Motorola Solutions sign patent licensing agreement

Microsoft agreed to a patent licensing deal with Motorola Solutions, granting global coverage under its patent portfolio for Motorola devices with the Android and Chrome OS operating systems

This week, tech giant Microsoft has entered into a patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions, a provider of communication solutions for enterprise and government customers. This new license provides worldwide coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for Motorola Solutions' devices running the Android platform and Chrome OS operating system.

"Microsoft and Motorola Solutions share a respect for intellectual property and a commitment to fair and reasonable patent licensing programs," said Nick Psyhogeos, general manager, associate general counsel, IP licensing of the Innovation and Intellectual Property Group at Microsoft, in a statement.

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Amanda G. Ciccatelli is a Contributing Writer for InsideCounsel, where she covers the patent litigation space. Amanda earned a B.A. in Communications and Journalism from...

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