IP Litigation Trends: Technology

Law360, New York (February 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Microsoft, with its extensive list of patents, was involved in the most patent infringement cases among the 50 largest U.S. technology companies in 2006, our survey of court dockets show.

Below is our list of companies that are among the top 50 technology companies on the S&P 500, ranked according to the number of patent lawsuits they were involved in between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2006:

Rank, company: # of cases involved in

1. Microsoft Corp: 19

2. Verizon Communications Inc: 16

3. Apple...
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