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News Burst: Microsoft being sued over IntelliMouse

California based Goldtouch Technologies Inc. has sued Microsoft Corp.
Written by John G. Spooner, Contributor on

California based Goldtouch Technologies Inc. has sued Microsoft Corp. for theft of trade secrets, patent infringements and fraud for allegedly copying technology built into Goldtouch's ergonomic mouse and using it in Microsoft's IntelliMouse Pro.

The company filed the suit in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, late Monday. Goldtouch claims that company officials disclosed Goldtouch's mouse technology to Microsoft executives during a Sept. 1997 meeting as part of a proposal that Microsoft license Goldtouch's mouse.

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