Microsoft, Dell, Intel Sued Over Data Recovery Patents

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Technology company Xpoint Technologies Inc. has sued a slew of larger competitors for allegedly infringing two patents related to data backup and recovery technology.

Xpoint's complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, targets Intel Corp., Microsoft Inc., Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co., Gateway Inc., Toshiba Corp., Acer Inc., Acronis Inc. and Farstone Technology Inc.

Xpoint alleges that the defendants have infringed U.S. Patent Numbers 7,024,581 and 7,430,686, both titled “Data processing recovery system and method spanning multiple operating systems.” The patents...
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