VirnetX's VPN Patents Declared Valid: USPTO
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 23, 2010
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's ruling may send a message to IT decision makers and technology buyers about patented technologies licensed from third parties.
Tags: Microsoft, lawsuits, VPN, VirnetX, patent violation
Microsoft Pays $200 Million to Settle Patent Tiff
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 17, 2010
Microsoft has had a hard time lately winning over juries in patent disputes. In the VirnetX case, the software titan decided to settle out of court. Will that become a pattern?
Tags: Microsoft, lawsuits, intellectual property, VirnetX, patents
Microsoft Sued Again After Infringement Verdict
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 20, 2010
Just a day after losing an infringement suit regarding its use of virtual private networking patents that belong to holding company VirnetX of Scotts Valley, Calif., Microsoft gets sued again about the same patents, only this time the infringing products include Windows 7.
Tags: Microsoft, lawsuits, VirnetX, patent, patent lawsuit
Microsoft Loses Another Patent Lawsuit
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 17, 2010
Microsoft says it will ask the judge to reconsider his ruling and the jury's hundred million dollar damages award, but in the meantime, maybe Microsoft should consider opening a legal office in East Texas.
Tags: Microsoft, VirnetX, lawsuit, i4i, patent lawsuit