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Yahoo!: Microsoft hit by Web patent infringement suit

Feb 03, 1999, 13:29 (5 Talkback[s])

Thanks to David Stoner for this link.

Eolos Technologies sued Microsoft Tuesday for infringement of patent covering technologies enabling web browser plug-ins. Windows 95, Windows 98 and Internet Explorer are alleged to be in violation. No comment on whether Netscape will be sued.

"The company said in a statement its patent covers a version of such programs from Microsoft known as ActiveX Controls."

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