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Microsoft co-founder relaunches tech patent suit

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen relaunched a wide-ranging patent lawsuit against Apple, Google, Facebook and others with specific allegations that the companies are illegally using technology owned by his company. Get the full story »

Microsoft sues Motorola over Xbox patent issue

Microsoft Corp stepped up its legal battle with Motorola Inc on Tuesday, as the software company accused the phone maker of charging excessive royalties on network technology used in Microsoft’s Xbox game system. Get the full story »

WMS sues Bally Gaming over patent infringement

Waukegan-based slot machine maker WMS Industries Inc. said its gaming unit filed a patent infringement lawsuit against a unit of smaller rival Bally Technologies Inc., seeking injunctive relief and unspecified damages.

Several of Bally Gaming’s products, including its Cash Spin product, infringe WMS patents covering WMS’ Transmissive Reels gaming concept and technology, WMS said in a statement. Get the full story »

Abbott settles patent suit over antibiotic

From the Chicago Daily Herald | Abbott Labs has settled a patent infringement suit against Sandoz over generic versions of the antibiotic Omnicef. Terms were not disclosed.