The console violates four patents, says Law Judge David Shaw. Shaw made his original ruling in April and has now recommended a full injunction on sales and import into the States Shaw made his initial ruling against Microsoft in April, and now recommends a ban on sales and import of the game console.
Gamers should not fret, however, as Shaw's ruling needs approval from the ITC board of commissioners, with a deadline of August 23rd. After that, if the board approves, then they will still need to get a signature from the President before the ban goes into effect.
The Motorola patents relate to H.264 codec for online video.
Motorola's fight with Microsoft goes farther than just one video patent, and has extended to multiple nations and patents related to Android, as well.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 23 May 2012 18:03