Judge Partially Upholds TV Patent Case V. Microsoft

Law360, New York (August 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district judge has tossed out part of a case that a patent-holding company filed accusing Microsoft Corp. of fraudulently acquiring a series of interactive television technology patents without paying a per-product royalty rate.

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge John Koeltl of the Southern District of New York granted part of Microsoft's motion to dismiss a case brought by technology licensing venture Intellivision.

Judge Koeltl dismissed claims of unilateral and mutual mistake, while denying Microsoft's request to dismiss claims of fraudulent inducement, negligent misrepresentation and breach...
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