$290M Award, Injunction Against Microsoft Upheld

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 11:16 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a $290 million award against Microsoft Corp. in a patent suit filed against it by i4i LP and barred the technology giant from selling the latest version of its popular Word software.

Judge Alvin Anthony Schall, writing for a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, said the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas had correctly construed the patent i4i asserted against Microsoft, which relates to document formatting, and that a jury...
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