Uniloc's $388M Verdict Against Microsoft Reversed

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 4:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has overturned a $388 million jury verdict against Microsoft Corp. in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Uniloc USA Inc., holding that the jury failed to understand the complexities of the case when it issued its verdict.

Judge William Smith of the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island granted Microsoft’s motion for a judgment as a matter of law on Tuesday, reversing what was considered to be the fifth-largest award in patent history.

“The court has reviewed the transcripts and evidence with painstaking...
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