German Court Backs Motorola’s Injunction Against Microsoft

A German court Wednesday upheld Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.’s request for an injunction to halt sales of Microsoft Corp. products, including Windows 7 and Xbox 360, over alleged patent violation, the latest twist in a case that has spanned courtrooms across the Atlantic.

A Microsoft spokesperson, however, said Motorola is prohibited from acting on the court’s decision because a U.S. court granted Microsoft a restraining order on April 11 to prevent Motorola Mobility from taking action based on the Mannheim court’s ruling.

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