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Submission + - Microsoft looses patent fight for Word

EMB Numbers writes: Microsoft infringed U.S. Patent No. 5,787,499 on "document architecture and content."

Judge upholds $200,000,000 Verdict, adds $40 million for willful infringement, $37 million in interest, and $144,060 per day until the date of final judgment. Most importantly... Judge's injunction prohibits Microsoft from selling some Microsoft Word products.


Will Microsoft change sides in the software patent battle of mutually assured destruction?

The trouble with a lot of self-made men is that they worship their creator.