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Court Overturns Eolas Browser Judgment Against Microsoft

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"The U.S District Court of Appeals on Wednesday called for a new trial on a key aspect of the $520 million jury verdict that found that Microsoft had infringed on Web browser technology patents held by Eolas Technologies."

"The appeals court found that the trial court erred when it failed to allow the jury to hear Microsoft's assertion that Eolas' patent for Web browser technology was invalid because other developers had invented similar technology before Eolas submitted its patent application."

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