Motorola Mobility, a unit of Google, yesterday withdrew a complaint against Apple — its second one — from the U.S. International Trade Commission. The complaint involved the infringement of seven non-essential standards patents that Motorola accused Apple of violating, according to Foss Patents, which first spotted the move. It’s a surprise move given the trend of escalating legal battles between Apple and its various opponents, from Samsung Electronics to Motorola. Read the full story at CNET.

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