Appeals Court Hears Microsoft's Case For Overturning $565M "Eolas" Patent Judgment

Law360 (December 10, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court should reverse a $565 million judgment for patent infringement against Microsoft because the technology behind a browser patent existed at the time of the filing, the software maker’s attorneys told a panel of judges on Thursday.

In a 40-minute hearing, a panel of judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington D.C. heard the software maker’s appeal of a lower court’s decision to order Microsoft Corp. to pay $565 million in damages for infringing a patent with...
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