TITLE

Microsoft ordered to pay $1.52B to Alcatel-Lucent in MP3 case

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Colleen
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;3/5/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a ruling made by a jury ordering Microsoft Corp. to pay a $1.52 billion damages award to Alcatel-Lucent as part of a patent infringement case regarding digital music technology. Microsoft is less than pleased with the ruling. According to Tom Burt, Microsoft's corporate vice president (VP) and deputy general counsel, the company believes it properly licensed the Motion Picture Experts Group Layer 3 (MP3) audio technology from Fraunhofer.
ACCESSION #
24349325

 

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