The Supreme Court decision affirming the $240 million judgment against Microsoft for violating i4i's XML patent highlights the broken technology-patent system, especially for software.
Software giant loses legal battle with a small Canadian company in a decision today that will cost Microsoft $290 million and that has broad implications for the way patent law is applied to technology.
Federal government has joined a chorus of other parties supporting I4i in its ongoing patent infringement suit against Microsoft as the case gets ready to heard by the Supreme Court.
Microsoft's fight with Canadian company I4i over a patent has been given life once again, with the high court agreeing to hear Microsoft's appeal.
Company touts a patent office ruling as a "very material step" forward in its claim against Microsoft regarding XML features in Office.
The software maker says it will comply with Word injunction, but asks full appeals court to hear its case.
I4i responds to Microsoft's defenses concerning XML patent infringement case involving Word.
The I4i Chairman Loudon Owen joins us to talk about why it's suing Microsoft to prevent selling Word as it is currently. Sounds like I4i wouldn't mind cash. Also Tr.im is back. And Molly takes them to task for being babies.
The i4i Chairman Loudon Owen joins us to talk about why they're suing Microsoft to prevent selling Word as it is currently. Sounds like they wouldn't mind cash. Also Tr.im is back. And Molly takes them to task for being babies. And Vance gets a Corvette for $14 a month. Or would. If GM honored it's bad math.
Although it has won an injunction that could halt sales of Word in its current form, a small Canadian company says its goal is to build products, not kill a key part of Office.