Microsoft Ordered to Pay $388 Million in Patent Case

Microsoft was ordered to pay $388 million in damages for infringing a patent held by anti-piracy software maker Uniloc. The verdict was reached by a jury in a long-running case in federal court in Rhode Island, which found that Microsoft infringed Uniloc's patent on software that generates unique identities for licensed users and prevents unauthorized use or copying of programs.

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