Business Objects Keeps Winning Streak Alive

Law360, New York (June 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court panel has affirmed a lower court ruling against software maker MicroStrategy Inc., which had accused French rival Business Objects SA of patent infringement.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reiterated Monday that two of MicroStrategy's patents were invalid and that a third was not violated.

In its opinion, the court said MicroStrategy had failed to raise issues of material fact, and that its arguments were unpersuasive.

“MicroStrategy’s argument does no more than identify a second way to cope with an...
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