We all know about the ongoing patent fight between Microsoft and Motorola in USA. But as noticed by Florian Muller of FOSS Patents, recent US Court proceedings reveal that Microsoft and Motorola are fighting patent lawsuits even in Germany.
Motorola Mobility and its wholly-owned subsidiary General Instrument Corporation brought lawsuits in Mannheim, while Microsoft filed actions over three patents with the Munich I Regional Court (Munich has two district courts, with Munich I covering the city of Munich and Munich II the outskirts).
Motorola has asserted the following patents against Microsoft in Mannheim( A city in Germany),
Microsoft is asserting the following three patents in Munich:
FOSS Patents is also suspecting that European Commission may investigate Motorola’s use of FRAND patents against Microsoft in Germany as they are doing in Samsung-Apple case. You can read more about this in detail at the source link.
Source: FOSS Patents