New Microsoft patent-infringement case involves Linux

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New Microsoft patent-infringement case involves Linux

Post by Basher52 » Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:46 am

Microsoft has filed a patent infringement case against a GPS-navigation system company. What makes the case interesting is its Linux connection.

MIcrosoft filed the action on February 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, as well as with the International Trade Commission, according to the company. It names TomTom NV and TomTom Inc. for infringing on Microsoft patents. According to Microsoft’s statement, “We have taken this action after attempting for more than a year to engage in licensing discussions with TomTom.â€

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Post by Master of Reality » Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:38 am

I dont have a link or anything, but I think this has been settled with nothing really happening (i recall a slashdot article)

Edit: and i just realized how old this post was.

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Post by Basher52 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:53 pm

hehe you did, did ya :P

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