We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Jury Belts Microsoft With $200M Infringement Verdict

Law360 (May 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury on Wednesday found that Microsoft Corp. willfully infringed i4i Inc.’s patent covering document-formatting software and handed down a verdict awarding the small Canadian company $200 million.

Concluding an eight-day trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, a federal jury supported i4i’s claims that Microsoft incorporated its patented technology in a range of operating system products, including Word 2003 and Word 2007, according to a statement from McKool Smith PC, counsel for the plaintiffs.

The $200 million award includes...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.