2nd Circ. Won't Rehear $1B Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft

Law360, Los Angeles (April 18, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday refused to reconsider its decision affirming the dismissal of MiniFrame Ltd.'s $1 billion antitrust suit against Microsoft Corp. on the grounds that the Israeli PC-sharing software company failed to show that Microsoft’s Windows licensing rules constituted anti-competitive conduct.

In a brief order, the appeals court denied MiniFrame's petition for a panel rehearing of its December ruling upholding U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan's dismissal of the software company’s complaint against Microsoft. A three-judge panel of the appeals court agreed with Judge...
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