Microsoft Sues 8 Resellers Over Fakes

by admin September 20, 2005 at 11:28 am

Microsoft said today it has filed separate lawsuits against eight of its resellers for allegedly passing off counterfeit copies of its software through distribution channels.

The world’s biggest software maker has filed suits in Arizona, California, Illinois, Minnesota and New York against the privately held companies who allegedly sold counterfeit copies of several different software products, such as Office 2000 Professional and Windows XP, Mary Jo Schrade, senior attorney at Microsoft, told

The companies named in the lawsuits are: BWT Industry Technology Service; Data Day USA;; Winvtech Solutions; Global Computing; Ion Technologies Corp; Compustar and Chips & Techs.

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