Microsoft Taken To Court In China Over RSS Patent

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A small Chinese tech company reportedly has dragged Microsoft Corp. into a Chinese court, alleging that the software giant infringed a patent for Really Simple Syndication in its Windows Vista operating system.

The case is being heard by the Intermediate People's Court in the central city of Xi'an, and the first hearing has been held, the Web site China Daily reported.

The company, China E-Commerce Info-Tech Co. Ltd., is requesting that Microsoft stop the alleged violation and halt the distribution of Vista copies containing the the...
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