[Reuters] Microsoft loses Word patent appeal

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[Reuters] Microsoft loses Word patent appeal - 12/22/09 10:13 AM

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. court of appeals on Tuesday upheld a $290 million jury verdict against Microsoft Corp for infringing a patent held by a small Canadian software firm, and affirmed an injunction that prevents Microsoft from selling versions of its Word program which contain the offending software.