2nd Circuit Affirms Estoppel Finding In Case Against Microsoft

NEW YORK - A New York federal judge properly acquitted Microsoft Corp. of claims that it fraudulently induced three people and their joint venture to transfer the rights to certain digital video recording and personal video recording patents, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 11 (Intellivision, et al. v. Microsoft Corp., No. 11-1657, 2nd Cir.).

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