High Court Upholds $290M Patent Judgment Against Microsoft

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a $290 million judgment against Microsoft for patent infringement. The award is the largest ever upheld on appeal in a patent case. A small software company called i4i sued Microsoft in 2007, alleging that the industry giant had, without permission, used an editing tool patented by i4i -- specifically, that the program was used in Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007.

  • Read the article: NPR