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Microsoft ordered to stop selling Word software by Jan 11

Upholding patent-infringement charges by a small Toronto firm against Microsoft Tuesday, a US appeals court ordered the software giant to stop selling Word by January 11 and pay USD 290 million in damages.

Microsoft seeks stay on Word sale ban

Microsoft Tuesday sought stay on a court injunction which bars it from selling its popular Word document creation software in the US for violating a patent belonging to a Canadian company.