Microsoft Ready To Pay Upto $502,000 For License Of H.264 Patents Owned By Motorola

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In post-trial filings that was made public after the final arguments between Microsoft and Motorola in the Western District of Washington federal court, the license amount Microsoft is willing to pay Motorola got revealed. Both Microsoft and Motorola argued on court regarding how much Microsoft must pay Motorola for use of two of its standard, essential patents used in its products.

Microsoft argued that it should pay no more than $502,000 per year for Motorola’s H.264 video compression patent, and no more than $736,000 per year for Motorola’s 802.11 wi-fi technology.

Motorola on the other hand is arguing that Microsoft should pay 2.25 percent of the end product pricing which will lead to $100-  $125 million per year as license fees.

Source: Reuters

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