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Microsoft Continues Android Legal Assault, Sues Barnes & Noble Over Nook

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Continuing its legal assault on Android, Microsoft on Monday sued Barnes & Noble and two of its contract manufacturers over the company’s Nook e-reader, alleging patent infringement.

“The Android platform infringes a number of Microsoft’s patents, and companies manufacturing and shipping Android devices must respect our intellectual property rights,” Deputy General Counsel Horacio Gutierrez said in a statement, “To facilitate that we have established an industry-wide patent licensing program for Android device manufacturers.”

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Written by bernardhornet

March 22, 2011 at 1:55 am

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