A group of inventors are suing Microsoft over claims that the software maker hoodwinked them out of the technology behind Microsoft's Ultimate TV digital video recorder system.
Anyone keeping count of the numbers of lawsuit against those giants (Microsoft & Sony) ?
Don't forget that Nintendo was sued over the design of the Wiimote.
thats about it
I feel left out I havn't sued MS yet.
I knew this was coming... If microsoft successfully releases IPTV... how many companies you think will be affected? Obviously people will want some of that money. Let's hope this people have enough money to combat microsoft and their lawyers.
accuses msoft of stealing intellectual property...what a shock..lol
yet someone says yet someone else accuses msoft of stealing intellectual property...what a shock..lol
You should't just believe everything you hear... you can't just steal intellectual property that easy. Ask Sony how much it cost them to do so... and how much it will probably cost them if they are found guilty about the blu-ray issue.
The may have invented the protocols, but you think such smart men would have had a decent lawyer. Sounds real dumb to me and in legal terms a contract is a contract.
"Microsoft officials told them that the company wanted their patents for defensive purposes only..."
Well gee, fellas...I hate to tell you this, but if you didn't get that IN WRITING, you're officially SH1T OUTTA LUCK! :o
Intellivision is going to win the case...
I cannot say why because I would be doing a disservice to the court system of the United States of America by providing Microsoft the information required to "eliminate" the "source" of this lawsuit before the court case is heard in the preliminary stages in front of a judge.
But what I do know, is that this goes way back to how Microsoft developed DOS and how Microsoft developed windows. It was the same tactic.
Its the exact same thing.
WTF?? but either way, microsoft is gladly pay his way out.
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