Appeals court overturns $512 million ruling against Microsoft

Posted on Thursday, Mar 03 2005 @ 00:59 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A $512 million patent infringement ruling against Microsoft has been overturned by a federal appeals court - and ordered to be retried in a lower court.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said that the original verdict, which found that parts of Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser had infringed on technology developed by privately held firm Eolas Technologies Inc. and the University of California, had ignored two of Microsoft's key arguments.
More info at Reuters


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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