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New Microsoft patent-infringement case involves Linux

Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:46 am
by Basher52
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€

Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:38 am
by Master of Reality
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.

Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:53 pm
by Basher52
hehe you did, did ya :P