Federal judge dismisses Microsoft co-founder's patent suit

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Washington [official website] on Friday dismissed [order, PDF] a patent infringement lawsuit [JURIST report] by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen against Apple, eBay, Google [corporate websites] and eight other corporations. According to the complaint [text, PDF], which also named AOL, Facebook, Netflix, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Staples, Yahoo and YouTube [corporate websites], the companies misappropriated technologies patented by Allen’s now defunct Interval Research Corporation and currently held by Interval…

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