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  1. October 15, 2014

    Microsoft Gets SurfCast Display Patent Nixed In AIA Review

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled Tuesday that a SurfCast Inc. graphical user interface patent is invalid, in a win for Microsoft Corp., whose Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7 operating systems are accused of infringing the patent.

  2. October 31, 2012

    Microsoft Faces IP Suit Over Windows 'Live Tiles'

    Microsoft Corp. was hit Tuesday with a lawsuit in Maine federal court lodged by operating system design company SurfCast Inc., which claims its interface patent is infringed by the “live tiles” technology built into the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7 operating systems.