Barely a week since it announced a licensing deal with Hon Hai, Microsoft has now granted access to its global patent portfolio for ZTE phones, tablets, computers, and other devices that run Android and Chrome OS.
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"Much of the current litigation in the so-called 'smartphone patent wars' could be avoided if companies were willing to recognize the value of others' creations in a way that is fair," Microsoft Vice President and General Counsel Horacio Gutierrez said in a statement.
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It seems the software giant is bent on locking up deals with every major Android and Chrome device maker at the rate it's going.
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