Our Previous Computer Software And Hardware Antitrust Cases
Our lawyers have litigated computer industry antitrust claims in the following cases:
Antitrust Litigation Against Microsoft
Multiple cases on behalf of Microsoft’s software licensees and a separate case on behalf of a competitor for unlawful restraint of trade and unfair competition in the operating system and key business software markets.
- Microsoft Cases 1-V: Co-Lead counsel on behalf of Microsoft’s business and consumer licensees in California.
Result: $1.1 billion settlement.
- San Francisco v. Microsoft: Co-Lead counsel on behalf of Microsoft’s government entity licensees in California.
Result:$70 million settlement.
- Gordon v. Microsoft: Co-counsel on behalf of Microsoft’s business and consumer licensees in Minnesota.
Result: $182 million settlement after 6 weeks of trial.
- Sun Microsystems v. Microsoft: Co-counsel on behalf of Sun Microsystems.
Result: $1.95 billion settlement
Animation Workers Antitrust Litigation
Pillsbury & Coleman, LLP currently represents workers in the computer animation industry in claims against employers that allegedly agreed to suppress the amount of their wages and refrain from vigorously competing against one another for their services. Treble damages are expected to be many millions of dollars.
Intergraph Corp v. Intel Corp.
Co-counsel for Intergraph in prosecuting antitrust, patent, contract and tort claims against Intel.
Result: $450 million settlement for client