Microsoft-tested browser prosecution snares tech giants

Tiny Eolas Technologies is taking tech giants and major customers to court claiming they infringed its patents for working with online interactive content.


Eolas has filed suit against Adobe Systems, Apple, Google, Sun Microsystems, YouTube, Blockbuster, JP Morgan Chase, JC Penny and Playboy Enterprises, among others.


The company, which has chosen the litigant-friendly US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to fight the case, claimed the companies infringed on two of its patents.

More:  http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/07/eolas_browser_microsoft/ 

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