Fed. Cir. Nixes Infringement Award Against Microsoft

14 09 2009

On Friday afternoon, Microsoft got a dose of good news and bad news on the patent front. The bad news: the Federal Circuit upheld a jury verdict that the company’s Outlook software and two other products infringed an Alcatel-Lucent patent. The good news: a $358 million damages award against Microsoft was not supported by evidence and needed to be re-calculated. Click here for the WSJ story; here for the Bloomberg story; here for the opinion; here for further coverage from the Patently-O blog.


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