$1.5B Fine Overturned For Microsoft
ddrichardson writes “Following up on an earlier story, Microsoft’s $1.5bn fine in the case with Alcatel-Lucent has been overturned. Microsoft are claiming a “victory for consumers”. From the article: ‘A US court has overturned a decision ordering Microsoft to pay phone firm Alcatel-Lucent $1.52bn (£777m) for infringing music patents. The federal judge in San Diego reversed a jury’s decision which had ruled that Microsoft’s Media Player software infringed on two Alcatel patents.'”
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