Suit Over Microsoft's Vista Marketing To Proceed

Law360, New York (August 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday denied Microsoft Corp.’s request to dismiss a proposed class action brought by PC consumers that claims the company’s marketing of Windows XP machines as “Windows Vista Capable” was misleading.

Judge Marsha J. Pechman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington ruled from the bench that plaintiffs Dianne L. Kelley and Kenneth Hansen could proceed with two of the four claims brought in the case, including an unjust enrichment claim and allegations that Microsoft violated every states’ Consumer...
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