Patent Reform Bill Flies Through Senate Judiciary Despite Tech Community Split
Intellectual Property, Patents
February 4th, 2011
WASHINGTON, February 4, 2011 — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved a patent reform package despite a sharp division of opinion about it among the biggest names in the technology industry.
Sting of Press Coverage Spurs Microsoft To Issue Free Software Licenses
September 13th, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2010 — Microsoft on Monday reacted swiftly to a New York Times report that law enforcement authorities are abusing the company’s anti-piracy campaign to squelch dissent by unilaterally issuing free licenses to non-profits operating around the world.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Dings Microsoft's Efforts to Disrupt Google-Yahoo
July 16th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 15 – After testifying Tuesday morning about their internet advertising agreement in the Senate, Google and Yahoo executives trekked to the other side of the capitol to address concerns of the House Judiciary Committee in the afternoon.
Microsoft Attorney: Jerry Yang Said Google-Yahoo Merger Would Kill Competition
July 15th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 15 – Yahoo founder Jerry Yang said that if Yahoo and Google agreed to merge, competition in the search engine industry would cease, Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith testified before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday.