EU Presses Motorola Mobility Over Patent Licensing

European Union regulators Monday issued a formal complaint against cellphone maker Motorola Mobility, over the Google Inc. unit’s bid to enforce a patent injunction against Apple Inc. in Germany, adding to their record of intervention in the industry.

The European Commission said Motorola’s actions ultimately harmed consumers, after the company sought court injunctions against Apple over the use of its patents, instead of properly licensing the technology to its rival. Motorola now has eight weeks to reply to the so-called statement of objections.

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