Symantec claims Microsoft misappropriated technology

Symantec on Thursday filed suit against Microsoft for allegedly incorporating storage functionality in Windows Vista that violates a longstanding intellectual property agreement between the two companies.

The dispute revolves around a 1996 licensing agreement between Microsoft and Veritas, which Symantec acquired in 2005, covering volume management technology, according to a Microsoft spokesperson. CRN | Windows Vista, Security | Symantec Sues Microsoft Over Veritas Intellectual Property Dispute

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