Supreme Court Accepts Microsoft-AT&T Patent Case

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider an appeal by software maker Microsoft Corp. in a dispute over whether the company should be liable for damages overseas for infringing a software patent owned by AT&T Inc. The high court granted Microsoft's petition to review an appeals court ruling that held AT&T could seek royalties based on the foreign manufacture and sale of infringing software products.

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