Microsoft Antitrust Case Lacks Evidence, 10th Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (January 24, 2013, 6:32 PM EST) -- Microsoft Corp. urged the Tenth Circuit on Wednesday to nix software developer Novell Inc.’s suit alleging Microsoft blocked it from the market by cutting compatibility with its applications, arguing the lower court judge had correctly found no evidence of anti-competitive conduct.

At issue is U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz’s grant of judgment as a matter of law to Microsoft in July, finding that Novell couldn’t show that Microsoft’s alleged 1994 decision to withdraw Windows 95 support for WordPerfect and other Novell applications violated the Sherman...
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