Following are some questions that people have asked as a result of the settlement with Microsoft:
- Why is the amount of the settlement not disclosed?
- We presume amicable means that the settlement amount was sizable... is it?
- What are you going to do with the money that comes to you?
- How do you feel now that it's over
Simply, the Uniloc team were the guys that reached settlement with Microsoft. There ability to represent the shareholders and me as the inventor was established over many years of trusted negotiation and work. There is no question that they obtained the best possible arrangement for the company with Microsoft and if part of that arrangement was for us to honor a request from Microsoft that we not disclose the amount of the settlement, then I think I am bound by that same act of good faith and have every confidence that it is for the good of the company and for our ongoing interaction with Microsoft over time.
We presume amicable means that the settlement amount was sizable... is it?
Again, I am honor bound to not disclose what little I know of the settlement to date, but logic states that if the arrangement was mutually amicable as Microsoft reported then I am confident it is the best arrangement we could of had for the company. The team is incredibly experienced now and there is no way that every opportunity was not explored.
What are you going to do with the money that comes to you?
It's too early to start being specific about that. As I have said before my wife and I support a cause, but the amount available and how the company chooses to use it all need to be resolved before I can make any plans along those lines. Additionally there are a lot of other projects on the boil that cannot be interrupted so stopping everything to think about the money side is just not important at the moment. In fact, for the moment, all I want to enjoy is the satisfaction of sharing with the team in the benefits of having been tenacious and patient.
How do you feel now that it's over?
As I said above and in previous posts, the biggest thing at this moment so soon after the moment is the satisfaction of having stayed the course in support of the team at Uniloc. They really have done a great job.