Litigation

$358 Million Award Overturned In Patent Case

(The New York Times) Microsoft won an appeals court ruling on Friday that overturned a $358 million patent award to Alcatel-Lucent, in a decision that may alter how damages are calculated. The appeals court, while upholding a finding that Microsoft infringed the patent, ruled that the calculation of damages ''lacked sufficient evidentiary support.'' Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.