A day after the ITC gave Apple a small victory (I, II), it's giving one to Microsoft (MSFT) in...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

A day after the ITC gave Apple a small victory (I, II), it's giving one to Microsoft (MSFT) in its dispute with Motorola Mobility (MMI - soon to be owned by GOOG), making an intial determination that Motorola's hardware "violated four claims of a Microsoft patent." Microsoft has struck licensing deals with many Android vendors (I, II), but Motorola, which has a large patent portfolio of its own, has chosen to fight back.