Federal judge dismisses Utah company's $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp.

December 16, 2011 - 7:45 PM
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2011 photo, Bill Gates arrives to testify at the Frank E. Moss federal courthouse in Salt Lake City. Closing arguments are set Tuesday Dec. 13,2011 in a $1 billion federal antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. Novell Inc. claims the software giant duped it into working on a new version of the WordPerfect writing program only to withdraw support months before Microsoft's Windows 95 was released. Novell claims it was later forced to sell WordPerfect for a $1 billion loss. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart,File)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal judge dismisses Utah company's $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp.