Alcatel-Lucent v. Microsoft

  1. Judge Dismisses $1.5 Billion Judgment Against Microsoft

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A U.S. judge dismissed a $1.5 billion judgment against Microsoft for allegedly infringing on Alcatel-Lucent's patent for MP3 technology. Microsoft originally licensed the MP3 technology from a company called Fraunhofer, which was later acquir ...

  2. Microsoft Ordered To Pay $1.5 Billion In MP3 Lawsuit

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Microsoft Corp. must pay $1.52 billion in damages to telecommunications equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent SA for violating two patents related to digital music, a federal jury ruled Thursday (Feb. 22). The Redmond, Wash.-based software company said t ...