Visto Ends Microsoft Patent Dispute

March 2008
Red Herring;3/3/2008, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the settlement of the patent infringement dispute between Microsoft and mobile e-mail company, Visto. Aside from the settlement, a licensing agreement has been reached by Visto with Microsoft. The settlement agreement involves "cash and non-cash consideration," according to Visto. All pending legal claims would be dismissed by both companies under the agreement.


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