Source: NBC News
quote: How Microsoft can refuse to negotiate and unilaterally decide that an opening offer is "unreasonable" when there is no ruler's edge and it's specifically left to the parties to work out, is the mystery in this picture. Meanwhile, Microsoft's using the Motorola patents and paying nothing to Motorola. Not one penny. Not one counteroffer that I know of.It wants the courts to decide what is a fair price, which isn't the ITU procedure as I'm reading it, and it wants Motorola to be toothless in the face of a user of the patents who simply won't pay and won't even negotiate. And it wants the friendly local home court in Washington State to set the price for the whole world.