Judge Ends Apple-Motorola Patent War

Apple Inc On Friday lost a crucial lawsuit to Google's Motorola, thereby putting an end to the global patent war the iPhone maker has long waged since 2010. The ruling was issued in the Chicago federal court, with Judge Richard Posner conceding that Apple will no more seek an injunction against the Motorola Mobility unit. Meanwhile, both the tech companies are permitted to appeal Friday's ruling, a Reuters report said. Jun 25, 2012