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

Supreme Court Rules For Microsoft In Windows Case

Law360, New York (April 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a case that could have had broad international ramifications, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday overturned by a 7-1 vote a ruling that held Microsoft Corp. liable for patent infringement on copies of the Windows operating system sold abroad.

In a majority decision written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the justices rejected AT&T Inc.’s arguments that Microsoft software code was a component of a computer, and thus made overseas sales of the Windows operating system a patent law violation.

Justice John Paul Stevens was the sole...
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.