No, the judge didn't dismiss the lawsuit

Story: Judge dismisses $1B lawsuit against MicrosoftTotal Replies: 1
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Dec 17, 2011
5:33 PM EDT
The judged declared a mistrial, with the jury hopelessly deadlocked 11-1 against microsoft. The case can be re-tried.

Dec 17, 2011
10:21 PM EDT
Agreed. The case is not dismissed at all, the judge has merely declared a mistrial.

Hung Jury - 11 to 1 for Novell -- Mistrial in Novell v. Microsoft

The original article is wrong.

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