Microsoft, TomTom settle patent lawsuit over GPS technology

Submitted by patentadmin on Tue, 03/31/2009 - 13:48

(March 30, 2009) Microsoft and TomTom, the Amsterdam-based GPS manufacturer, have settled a patent infringement lawsuit concerning 8 Microsoft patents that allow global positioning systems (GPS) to connect to the Internet, run multiple applications and provide a smooth navigation experience.

TomTom had filed a countersuit in early March, claiming that Microsoft's Streets and Trips products for PCs infringed on four TomTom patents, but Microsoft was "cleared of responsibility," according to

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 05/03/2009 - 19:13


Interesting case regarding Microsoft and TomTom patents. Thank you for letting us know the outcome of the patent infringement case.

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