Stuff.co.nz: The man who outsmarted Microsoft
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Date: 20 Apr 2009 08:25
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Summary:
As of last week, the 47-year-old inventor, surfer and one-time dirt-biker stands to reap the lion's share of a US$388 million (NZ$681 million) damages award from Microsoft, after a US jury found the software giant had stolen his technology. Mr Richardson, who grew up in Lane Cove and never studied beyond year 12 at Hunters Hills High, is the founder of Uniloc, which sued Microsoft in 2003 for violating its patent relating to anti-piracy technology.
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