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Paul Allen Refiles Massive Patent Suit Against Tech Heavies

Dec 29, 2010, 21:02 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Corbin)

"A company owned by Paul Allen, the billionaire investor and Microsoft cofounder, has reintroduced a patent-infringement lawsuit against some of the nation's biggest Internet companies, including Google and Apple.

"The renewed filing, which names Allen's Interval Licensing as the plaintiff, comes in response to a federal judge's decision earlier this month to dismiss the original complaint, saying that the charges described were too vague.

"Judge Marsha Pechman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington had set Dec. 28 as a deadline for refiling the suit."

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