Betanews: Microsoft's move toward XML standards leads to $200 million penalty
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 26 May 2009 10:15
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Did i4i create XML? Not specifically, though it did receive a patent for one of its principal ideas, years before the W3C began to come to the same conclusions. However, despite being what many observers at the time considered late to the game in adopting XML, it is Microsoft that ended up the loser in what some analysts are saying could be among the top five willful patent infringement awards in US history. The company has made clear it will appeal the jury's verdict.
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