Outside Publication

Case Summary, i4iLtd. P’ship v. Microsoft Corp., DePaul Journal of Art, Technology & Intellectual Property Law, Volume 20 No. 2

September 03, 2010

In i4i Limited Partnership v. Microsoft Corp., i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructures for Information, Inc. (collectively, "i4i") filed suit in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that Microsoft Corp. ("Microsoft") willfully infringed i4i's patent that claimed a "Method and System for Manipulating the Architecture and the Content of a Document Separately from Each Other."

Following a seven day jury trial, the jury returned a verdict finding the patent valid and infringed and awarded i4i $200,000,000 in damages. At the conclusion of the jury trial, Microsoft and i4i filed a number of motions, including i4i's motions for a permanent injunction and enhanced damages.