Thursday, January 24, 2008

Zhongyi Electronics to Microsoft: "See you in Court"

According to MarketWatch (head tip to China Economic Review) Microsoft is sued by Zhongyi Electronics for alleged copyright infringement for its Chinese character input method editor that Microsoft applies in Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating systems. The case will te held before the Beijing’s No.1 Intermediate People’s Court. Microsoft has denied any copyright infringement and said that is has written license agreements.

Read the article from MarketWatch here.
UPDATE: Stan Abrams of China Hearsay raises some good questions about the case here.

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