Discovery Resumes In Web IP Suit Against Microsoft

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 3:01 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to prolong a stay in Parallel Networks LLC’s infringement suit against Microsoft Corp. over dynamic website technology, holding that the case should proceed while Parallel appeals the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's rejection of the asserted patents’ claims.

Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Monday allowed discovery to resume while Parallel seeks a re-examination of the two patents-in-suit, which the USPTO rejected in March 2009.

“On balance, because the re-examination process and...
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