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Alcatel sues Microsoft over comms patents

Alcatel has sued Microsoft for alleged patent infringements for digital video and network communications technologies.

Alcatel has sued Microsoft for alleged patent infringements for digital video and network communications technologies.

The action, brought in a US district court in Texas, follows attempts to settle the dispute out of court, said Alcatel. The French firm is now seeking damages for Microsoft’s alleged patent infringements.

Microsoft has made a big play in the multi-communications market with its new multimedia server line for businesses.

There is a suggestion that the patent dispute is linked to earlier action brought by Lucent against Microsoft over similar patent disputes. Alcatel is now in the process of taking over Lucent.

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