Court allows Microsoft to keep selling Word during appeal

by admin September 4, 2009 at 2:16 pm

Microsoft’s request to an appeals court that the company be able to sell its popular software Word during an ongoing appeal was granted this week.

The U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a ruling Thursday that granted a stay to Microsoft on an injunction from August that banned the software maker from selling word.

“Without prejudicing the ultimate determination of this case by the merits panel, the court determines based on the motion papers submitted that Microsoft has met its burden to obtain a stay of the injunction,” the ruling from the office of Clerk of Court Jan Horbaly said.

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