Windows Vista Capable plaintiffs push for case to proceed

Lawyers for the plaintiffs are asking a federal judge to let a lawsuit over Microsoft's "Windows Vista Capable" program advance toward trial while the company appeals a pivotal ruling in the case, according to court papers filed Monday afternoon.Their filing responds to Microsoft's request for U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to freeze the case and […]

Lawyers for the plaintiffs are asking a federal judge to let a lawsuit over Microsoft's "Windows Vista Capable" program advance toward trial while the company appeals a pivotal ruling in the case, according to court papers filed Monday afternoon.

Their filing responds to Microsoft's request for U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to freeze the case and suspend document production while the company asks the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to review her ruling certifying the suit as a class action. The plaintiffs, who also plan to oppose that appeal, contend that Microsoft wants to keep the case from proceeding to avoid the release of more internal e-mails showing the behind-the-scenes discussions about the Windows Vista program.

Full Article

Microsoft, Windows Vista, Windows Vista Capable, Lawsuit, Legal Matters