Baxter IP Patent Attorneys Presenting at Microsoft BizSpark Program

Baxter IP Patent Attorneys presenting at Microsoft BizSpark Program

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Baxter IP Patent Attorneys will be presenting at the Microsoft BizSpark program on 11 Nov 2010 on the patentability of software in the United States, Europe, Japan, China, Korea and Australia and providing advice and insights to the program members about how to best protect software developments using patents. The Microsoft BizSpark program is based …

Patent attorneys watch carefully as Uniloc fights again

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Uniloc, a software company specialising in IT security and piracy protection, was brought to the international spotlight with its lawsuit against Microsoft for infringing its patent relating to product activation technology in 2003. Subsequently, Uniloc won a $US388 million jury verdict which found Microsoft was in violation of the patent, however, this decision was famously …

Microsoft loses IP case in China

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Microsoft Corp has been ordered by Beijing’s No 1 Intermediate People’s Court to stop selling versions of its Windows operating systems that include fonts designed by a Chinese technology company, Zhongyi Electronic, citing a violation of the scope of licensing agreements. The court ruling will affected the Chinese versions of its Windows 98, 2000, 2003 …

Piracy of anti-piracy?

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An Australian inventor, who was awarded the fifth highest patent jury awards in US history of $US388 million in April, is now set to receive nothing after a US Appeals Court judge decided to “vacate” the jury’s decision. Ric Richardson’s Singapore-based software company Uniloc sued Microsoft in 2003 for infringing its patent relating to anti-piracy …

Conficker Worm: Cyber Crime

Conficker Worm: Cyber Crime

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It is believed that the Conficker Worm virus has infected more than 5 million computers worldwide. It has been suggested that this particular virus could even disrupt and shut down the internet in entire countries like Australia. This virus has been around since roughly November 2008, and enters and spreads rapidly to computers by exploiting …