Going After Microsoft...for Decades

Thomas Vinje doesn't come across as the kind of guy who would drive Microsoft Corp. (MSFT ) crazy. Soft spoken, shy, and intellectual by nature, the 52 year old Vinje (pronounced Vin-ya) seems more like a professor than a high-powered lawyer who spends much of his waking hours taking on Microsoft.

Yet Vinje's bite is far worse than his bark. In his 16-year battle to pressure Microsoft to curb what the lawyer perceives as its anticompetitive tendencies in Europe, he has been point man for such competitors as Oracle Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. Speak Softly And Carry A Thick Brief

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