DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!
   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
January 22, 2021 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 203 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
ASUS ROG Strix B450-F Gaming Motherboard
Sonos Move
Ewin Racing Flash gaming chair
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Microsoft hit with $1.5 billion MP3 fine

Posted on Saturday, February 24 2007 @ 04:20:17 CET by


A San Diego jury ordered Microsoft to pay $1.5 billion to Alcatel-Lucent in a MP3 audio technology patent dispute:
In its verdict, the jury assessed damages based on each Windows PC sold since May 2003. The case could have broader implications, should Alcatel-Lucent pursue claims against other companies that use the widespread MP3 technology.

A jury has ordered Microsoft to cough up $1.5 billion in a case brought by Alcatel-Lucent alleging Windows infringes on patents related to MP3 audio technology.

The case could open the door for Alcatel-Lucent to go after other companies that use the widespread MP3 technology.

An Alcatel-Lucent representative praised the ruling.

"We made strong arguments supporting our view, and we're pleased with the court's decision," spokeswoman Mary Lou Ambrus said.




 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2021 DM Media Group bvba