[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois [official website] on Friday dismissed [opinion, PDF] the patent lawsuit between Apple and Motorola [corporate websites]. Judge Richard Posner dismissed the case with prejudice, ruling that Apple cannot seek an injunction against Motorola. Apple had sought an injunction against some of Motorola's phones, alleging that the company infringed upon its patents. Posner criticized Apple's attempt to argue patent infringement based on evidence of customer good will:[I]n...

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