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European Commission Probes Motorola Patent

The EU’s antitrust authority is investigating Motorola Mobility’s licensing of standards-essential patents. The handset, which is soon to be owned by Google, is alleged to have “abused” its strong position in some standards by withholding patents or demanding unreasonable fees to disadvantage rivals. If it is found in break of European competition law, Motorola Mobility could face fines of up to 10% of its global annual turnover.

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