Motorola's Patent infringement case against Apple was finally today ended , by the International Trade Commission of U.S , on which accused the iPhone and Mac maker of stated that its proximity sensor patent is invalid.
On the above judgement , the ITC said that Apple was not violating Motorola's U.S. patent covering proximity sensors, which the commission called obviousOn the basis of the complaint dated on October 2010 , Its the last of six patents Motorola aimed at Apple
That complaint was part of a larger legal effort by Motorola against Apple that also involved patent lawsuits in several U.S. District courts. The final decision come after a large set of verdicts and discussions , reviews, petitions, as well as a change in ownership of Motorola, which Google acquired on last May.
One of the administrative law judge primarily founded that Apple to be violating one of the patents, but that decision was reviewed, and an ITC judge found the patent invalid. Motorola later requested that decision be reviewed once again.in recent years, Technology companies have increasingly turned to the ITC to settle their disputes. Companies can pursue an ITC case in parallel with civil lawsuits, and the threat of an embargo on products typically forces companies to settle more quickly.