Chinese Co. Sues Microsoft, Wal-Mart Over Use Of Fonts

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 5:59 PM EDT) -- A Chinese company filed suit in Arkansas federal court on Tuesday claiming Microsoft Inc. unlawfully incorporated copyrighted fonts into operating systems on computers sold by Wal-Mart Stores Inc., despite a Chinese court's 2009 injunction order.

Beijing Zhongyi ZhongBiao Electronic Information Technology Co. Ltd. accused Microsoft of flouting a 2009 decision handed down by a Beijing court that found the software giant went beyond the scope of a licensing agreement by continuing to use Zhongyi’s fonts in Microsoft operating systems.

“Microsoft has not complied with the order...
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