Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

LG G Watch R ships in two weeks

LG G Watch R ships in two weeks

The LG G Watch R, the first Android Wear watch with a truly round face, is coming soon and judging by…

More...
LG unveils NUCLUN big.LITTLE SoC

LG unveils NUCLUN big.LITTLE SoC

LG has officially announced its first smartphone SoC, the NUCLUN, formerly known as the Odin.

More...
Microsoft moves 2.4 million Xbox Ones

Microsoft moves 2.4 million Xbox Ones

Microsoft has announced that it move 2.4 million consoles in fiscal year 2015 Q1. The announcement came with the latest financial…

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 12 August 2009 12:53

Texas court orders Microsoft to stop selling Word

Written by


Image

Permanent injunction


A Texas court has told Microsoft to stop selling Word, after concluding the popular software package infringes a patent owned by a Canadian company.

Toronto-based company i4i sued Redmond over the issue five years ago, arguing that Word violated its 1998 patent for a document system with automated formating code embedding.

A jury in Texas found Microsoft had infringed i4i's patents and ordered it to pay $200 million in damages. However, on Tuesday judge Leonard Davis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a permanent injunction prohibiting Microsoft from selling Word or any product that uses the disputed technology in the United States.

Microsoft was also ordered to pay an additional $40 million for willful infringement, and $37 in interest. Microsoft has 60 days to comply with the injunction.

More here.

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments