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Microsoft Gets a Win in Court

Finally, jurisprudence swings Microsoft's way, mostly. A court said last week that $358 million was just way too much money for Alcatel-Lucent to win in a patent-infringement case against Microsoft...and struck down the penalty. The case isn't over, though, as there will be a new trial now to determine just how much Microsoft should pay for having broken Alcatel-Lucent patents, something everybody outside of Redmond seems to agree that Microsoft did.

Posted by Lee Pender on 09/15/2009 at 1:22 PM


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