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Windows 7: Microsoft to appeal $106 million VirnetX patent verdict

18 Mar 2010   #1
JMH

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Microsoft to appeal $106 million VirnetX patent verdict

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VirnetX, a software corporation founded in 2005, has prevailed in a patent-infringement lawsuit accusing Microsoft of willfully infringing on two patents for automatic and secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology. The Texas jury recommended an award of $105.75 million, which is less than half of the $242 million that VirtnetX asked for. Still, the verdict was a very positive one for VirtnetX. "Our clients are very happy with today's verdict," said VirnetX counsel Douglas Cawley in a statement. "We hope this decision sends a clear message to patent infringers everywhere that they will be held responsible for wrongly profiting off the hard work of others."
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Microsoft to appeal $106 million VirnetX patent verdict


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18 Mar 2010   #2
TimStitt

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Another interesting post Jan..... I think I will stop reading tech news from various sources as you post all the good stuff here.
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