An Apple’s lawsuit against Google’s Motorola Mobility unit over alleged patent abuse was thrown out on Nov. 5, just hours before trial, a setback for the iPhone maker in its efforts to gain leverage in the smart phone patent wars, Reuters reports. The two rivals were set to square off in a Madison, Wisconsin federal court over the library of patents Google Inc acquired along with Motorola for $12.5 billion in May. Apple Inc claimed Motorola’s licensing practices were unfair…

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