June 9, 2011, i4i wins patent infringement case against Microsoft Supreme Court decision released today
In Washington DC today, the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled unanimously in favor of i4i in the long-running i4i v Microsoft patent infringement lawsuit. The Supreme Court did not accept Microsoft's request to lower the standard of proof, for challenges to the validity of a properly issued patent, from clear and convincing evidence to a preponderance of evidence. Read More
June 9, 2011, Michael J. Cannata Named for 3rd straight year as one of the World's Leading IP Strategist.
The aim of IAM Strategy 250 - The World's Leading IP Strategists is to identify, using an extensive research process including interviews with IP professionals from around the world, those individuals who offer world-class services related to the development and implementation of strategies that enable IP owners to maximize the value of their rights portfolios. Read More
June 9, 2011 Microsoft Must Pay Toronto Company $290M
A real-life David and Goliath story played out in the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday when the high court upheld a previous ruling that tech heavyweight Microsoft pay $290 million to a Canadian software company for patent infringement. Read More
August 12, 2009, Judge Grants Permanent Injunction against Microsoft in Favour of i4i, Damages now $290 million USD.
Yesterday, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, the Honorable Leonard Davis issued a Final Judgment which upheld the verdict won on May 20, 2009, by i4i, a global technology company headquartered in Toronto, ON, Canada. The Final Judgment is an award in excess of $290 million and includes a Permanent Injunction against Microsoft Corporation for custom XML in Word 2003 and Word 2007. Read More