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Novell’s case against Microsoft is closed

 |  July 17, 2012

U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz has closed Novell’s antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft over word processing software WordPerfect. Novell claimed that Microsoft’s Windows 95 operating system blocked WordPerfect and Quattro Pro, causing the software to plummet in market share and value. The company had sought $1.3 billion in damages.

The jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict, resulting in a mistrial in December.

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