Microsoft fined $200M in Patent Case of i4i

Microsoft said a Texas federal jury ordered the company to pay Canadian software firm i4i Ltd $200 million in damages for infringing a patent. Toronto-based i4i, a privately held maker of software for manipulating documents, claimed in a 2007 suit that Microsoft knowingly infringed one of its patents in its Word processing application and its Vista operating […]

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Microsoft said a Texas federal jury ordered the company to pay Canadian software firm i4i Ltd $200 million in damages for infringing a patent. Toronto-based i4i, a privately held maker of software for manipulating documents, claimed in a 2007 suit that Microsoft knowingly infringed one of its patents in its Word processing application and its Vista operating system. The patent concerned software for manipulating a document's content and architecture separately. Microsoft denied infringement throughout the case.

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