The particular technology is used for creating meeting requests and group scheduling and is patented by Microsoft. A judge ruled that Motorola Mobility violated the patent, the second time in two days that a feature in phones using Google's ( GOOG) Android were said to be using patented technology without permission.

Microsoft won the the ruling over the meeting and scheduling technology, but had also claimed that six other patents are being violated, none of which were found to be infringed upon by the judge. Microsoft is also pursuing cases against Barnes & Noble ( BKS) for its Nook e-reader running on Android.


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