The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: How a patent suit by a technological David brought a Goliath judgment "Microsoft spokesman Jim Desler said the changes the company is considering are minor and will have minimal impact on the industry and customers.
"We often license technology when it makes sense and brings value to our products," Desler said. "In this particular case we believe the patent is invalid. There was no infringement. We like our prospects on appeal and will not pay for technology at the rate (Eolas) is seeking."