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Supreme Court upholds 'clear and convincing' patent standard, rules against Microsoft

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Executive Summary

Tiny Canadian tech firm i4i became the fighter that felled the giant on 9 June when the US Supreme Court in a 8-0 ruling upheld a $290 million judgment against Microsoft in a patent infringement case that has closely been watched by innovator drug makers, particularly, small biotechs, as one of the most important patent lawsuits to go before the high court.




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