Microsoft to pay $388m in patent dispute

09 April 2009

Microsoft was ordered by a federal Rhode Island jury to pay $388m in damages for infringing on an anti-piracy patent owned by Uniloc, a company that makes software that ensures licensing rights and security. The jury found that Windows XP, Office XP, and Windows Server 2003 infringed on a Uniloc patent. Microsoft said that it will appeal.

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