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Brad smith is microsoft's president and chief legal officer in this role smith is responsible for the company's corporate, external, and legal affairs he leads a team of more than 1,400 business, legal and corporate affairs professionals working in 55 countries. An analysis of the legal battles facing microsoft corporation (489 words, 1 pages) recently, microsoft started having legal problems it was one legal battle after another. Walmart partners with microsoft to battle amazon walmart checkout lines may soon be a thing of the past. Microsoft chairman bill gates called the legal attack a step backwards for america, for consumers and for the pc industry and vowed the redmond, wash-based company would prevail in court (370k.
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William h neukom, general counsel of the microsoft corporation ( news/quote ), will retire next summer, the software company announced today though he has taken premature victory laps before, at. Microsoft corp has sued the us government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the.
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