Microsoft loses Word appeal

by admin December 23, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Redmond has until 11 January to find a way around the injunction

Microsoft has lost its appeal in the patent infringement case with Canadian firm i4i Technologies which could mean the software giant has to stop selling its popular Microsoft Word word processing software in its current form, according to breaking reports.

The ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholds the previous decision made by a district court in Texas ruling in favour of i4i, which supplies Word XML authoring software.

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