Microsoft sues Salesforce.com over patents

I spotted this article on cnet.com It does not look like a good situation.


Microsoft on Tuesday fired a major shot across the bow at Salesforce.com, filing a federal lawsuit against the online software company claiming it infringes on nine patents.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Seattle (PDF or see end of post), seeks both monetary damages as well as temporary and permanent injunctions. Specifically, the company seeks a jury trial and also asks that the damages be tripled and that Salesforce be ordered to pay legal fees and other costs, arguing that the company’s patent infringement is willful

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