Microsoft Pushes To Dismiss Fraud Claims Over DVRs

Law360, New York (June 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. has fired back at a patent holding company that accused the computer giant of fraudulently acquiring a portfolio of interactive television technology patents without a per-product royalty rate.

Microsoft filed a motion to dismiss a case Friday brought by Intellivision, a technology licensing venture. Intellivision claimed it assigned 12 patent applications to Microsoft for $1 million without a per-product royalty plan because the Redmond, Wash.-based computer company said it wouldn't release a product based on the digital video recording technology. However, Intellivision said Microsoft...
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