Eolas Legal Team Wins Key Ruling In Separate Patent Suit Vs. Microsoft

Law360 (October 13, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In another coup for the small firm that won a $565 million judgment against Microsoft in the controversial Eolas patent suit, a federal judge has denied Microsoft’s motions for summary judgment in a strikingly similar patent suit involving a key Windows feature.

Judge Jeffrey White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied three Microsoft motions for summary judgment seeking to invalidate the patents in a suit filed by TV Interactive Data.

Microsoft’s motions sought to invalidate the patents on grounds of...
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