Microsoft Wins Stay In $290M Word Patent Fight

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 1:24 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has granted Microsoft Corp. a stay of a district court's injunction that was set to block the software giant from selling its Word software — at least until the court can hear Microsoft's appeal in a patent infringement dispute brought by technology firm i4i Inc.

In a brief order issued Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Microsoft had met its burden to obtain a stay of the permanent injunction, issued by the district court in August, that...
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