Microsoft Enlists U.S. Courts In E.U. Antitrust Case

Law360 (March 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Frustrated abroad, Microsoft Corp. has run back under the skirt of the United States in hopes that the nation’s courts can help the software giant in its continued battle over a 2004 European Union antitrust ruling.

Microsoft has asked federal district courts in California, New York and Massachusetts to force four rival U.S. companies to hand over documents connected to the European Union’s latest charge that Microsoft has failed to comply with its March 2004 decision.

The European Commission, the Brussels-based antitrust regulator for the European...
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