Microsoft on Friday sued the Taiwan-based manufacturing behemoth Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, for unpaid patent royalties and failing to file appropriate paperwork.
The move is just the latest escalating issue facing Foxconn. The company became a household name a decade ago when some, drawing attention to working conditions in its manufacturing plants. More recently, the company’s come under fire for backpedaling on its promise to build a $10 billion manufacturing facility in Wisconsin.
In the lawsuit, filed in San Jose, California, and first discovered by Axios, Microsoft says Foxconn has failed to follow its obligations under a patent agreement signed six years ago…
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