Microsoft Hit With New Patent Lawsuit: Windows Update

Another day, another patent infringement suit for Microsoft (MSFT).

This time, an Israeli company called Backweb alleges Microsoft’s “Windows Update” feature infringes on a 1999 patent for — this is the actual filing — “Method and apparatus for transmitting and displaying information between a remote network and a local computer.”

We’re sure Backweb’s lawyers have fine legal arguments to explain why that’s not as ridiculous as it sounds to the layman.


Full suit below.

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