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Microsoft patent fears lead to distribution move

Emma Barraclough, London


Microsoft is moving its European software distribution centre out of Germany to the Netherlands to avoid the risk of having its products banned in the country if it loses a patent lawsuit later this month

A court in Mannheim is set to rule on April 17 in a case filed by Motorola against the computer software company. Motorola claims that Microsoft has infringed one of its patents...


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