Microsoft XBox Doesn't Infringe Patent, EDTX Jury Finds

By Kat Greene (June 9, 2017, 9:36 PM EDT) -- An Eastern Texas federal jury on Friday concluded that Microsoft Corp.'s XBox One services did not infringe a patent covering live video chat capabilities, and found that claims in Biscotti Inc.'s patent for the technology were invalid as obvious in light of prior inventions.

According to the complaint, Microsoft's XBox One service violated the patent with its video chat capabilities and continued to do so even after it was alerted of possible infringement in a May 2013 letter from Biscotti's CEO. (AP) The jury concluded first that Microsoft hadn't infringed Biscotti's U.S. Patent No. 8,144,182, for a "real time video communications...

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