Judge Rejects Microsoft Bid To Toss Paltalk IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has refused Microsoft Corp.'s attempt to dismiss a two-year-old patent suit from online chat company Paltalk Holdings Inc. alleging that the technology giant's Xbox Live online gaming service infringes two Paltalk patents.

On Monday, Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas denied Microsoft's motion for partial summary judgment after finding that the company had not met its burden of showing that the two patents were anticipated by clear and convincing evidence.

Paltalk originally sued Microsoft in...
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