Apple and Motorola Mobility are close to a licensing deal in Germany, thanks in part to the ruling of a local court.
Motorola, a unit of Google, disclosed late Monday that the company had reached a tentative agreement to license out its essential patents to Apple. Patent law blog Foss Patents was the first to discover the disclosure.
CNET confirmed that the companies are going through the process of determining a fair and reasonable rate for the essential patents, which will be set by the German court. The rate is for a royalty Apple must pay to Motorola for products … Read more