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									Clerk of the House of Representatives Legislative Resource Center B-106 Cannon Building Washington, DC 20515 http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov

Secretary of the Senate Office of Public Records 232 Hart Building Washington, DC 20510 http://www.senate.gov/lobby

LOBBYING REPORT
Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 5)
1. Registrant Name
Organization/Lobbying Firm

- All Filers Are Required to Complete This Page
Self Employed Individual

MICROSOFT CORPORATION
2. Address Address1 City Check if different than previously reported

1401 EYE STREET, NW
WASHINGTON
State

Address2

SUITE 500
Zip Code
20005
-

DC

Country

USA

3. Principal place of business (if different than line 2) City

Redmond
(202) 263-5900

State
International Number

WA

Zip Code 98052

-

Country

USA

4a. Contact Name

b. Telephone Number c. E-mail

5. Senate ID#

Todd Payne
7. Client Name
Self

toddpayn@microsoft.com 25204-12
6. House ID#

Check if client is a state or local government or instrumentality

MICROSOFT CORPORATION
TYPE OF REPORT
8. Year

311740000
Q2 (4/1 - 6/30) Q3 (7/1-9/30) Q4 (10/1 - 12/31)

2009

Q1 (1/1 - 3/31)

9. Check if this filing amends a previously filed version of this report 10. Check if this is a Termination Report Termination Date 11. No Lobbying Issue Activity

INCOME OR EXPENSES - YOU MUST complete either Line 12 or Line 13
12. Lobbying INCOME relating to lobbying activities for this reporting period was:
Less than $5,000 $5,000 or more

13. Organizations EXPENSE relating to lobbying activities for this reporting period were:
Less than $5,000

$

$5,000 or more

$

$1,690,000.00

Provide a good faith estimate, rounded to the nearest $10,000, of all lobbying related income from the client (including all payments to the registrant by any other entity for lobbying activities on behalf of the client).

Check box to indicate expense 14. REPORTING accounting method. See instructions for description of options. Method A. Reporting amounts using LDA definitions only Method B. Reporting amounts under section 6033(b)(8) of the
Internal Revenue Code

Method C. Reporting amounts under section 162(e) of the Internal
Revenue Code
Filed Electronically

Signature

Date

01/20/2010

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

CPI

COMPUTER INDUSTRY

(one per page)

Protection of critical infrastructure and cyber security. Licensing, competition, and government procurement in the software industry. Health IT procurement; Health reform & related health IT issues; HHS rulemaking proceedings related to Recovery Act implementation.

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies

Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Defense - Dept of (DOD), Energy - Dept of, Homeland Security - Dept of (DHS), Justice - Dept of (DOJ), State Dept of (DOS), Treasury - Dept of, Executive Office of the President (EOP), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Health & Human Services - Dept of (HHS), U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Natl Science Foundation (NSF), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Management & Budget (OMB), Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Betsy Scott Eric Matt Ed Fred David Susan John

Last Name
Brady Corley Wenger Gelman Ingle Humphries Pryor Mann Sampson

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area:

CPI - COMPUTER INDUSTRY

Private sector preparedness; cyber research and development. Standards and interoperability. Competition in the online advertising and software markets. Competitiveness and the high-tech sector. S. 773, Cyber-Security Act of 2009. H.R. 1, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. America's Affordable Health Choices Act, H.R. 3200. Affordable Health Choices Act, S. 1679. America's Healthy Future Act. Open government, government modernization and technology choice. Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2009. S. 1074, Shareholder Bill of Rights Act of 2009. S. 3474, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2009.

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue

CPI - COMPUTER INDUSTRY

Name

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

First
Frank

Last
Torres

Suffix

Bill

Kamela

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Stephanie

Peters

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

CPT

COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK

(one per page)

S. 515, Patent Reform Act of 2009. S. 610, Patent Reform Act of 2009. H.R. 1260, Patent Reform Act of 2009. H.R. 848, Performance Rights Act.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Justice - Dept of (DOJ), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), U.S. Copyright Office, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Scott John Matt Ed Fred David Susan Stephanie

Last Name
Corley Sampson Gelman Ingle Humphries Pryor Mann Peters

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area:

CPT - COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK

S. 379, Performance Right Act. Orphan Works legislation and related policy developments, including online distribution of books. Online enforcement of copyright. Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement. Software piracy, counterfeiting, and protection of intellectual property rights. Appropriations related to intellectual property rights enforcement. Implementation of PRO-IP Act (Public Law 110-403). U.S. Patent and Trademark Office funding issues.

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

CSP

CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS

(one per page)

Child online safety and gaming safety issues related to parental controls and family settings in MSN and Xbox 360. Online privacy issues. Electronic health records and privacy/security protections related to the HealthVault and Amalga platforms. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Homeland Security - Dept of (DHS), Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Betsy Caroline Scott Matt Frank Ed Fred David John

Last Name
Brady Curtin Corley Gelman Torres Ingle Humphries Pryor Sampson

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area:

CSP - CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS

Notice of proposed rulemaking on Test Procedures for Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies (Docket No. EERE-2008-BT-TP-0004). H.R. 231, The Video Game Health Labeling Act of 2009. FTC/HHS Rulemaking's on Data Breach Notification. FTC/Self-Regulatory Guidance for Online Advertising. S. 1178, Data Breach Privacy bill. H.R. 2221, Data Accountability and Trust Act.

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue

CSP - CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS

Name

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

First
Stephanie

Last
Peters

Suffix

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

EDU

EDUCATION

(one per page)

Promoting excellence in technology, education, standards, and science.

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies

Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Education - Dept of, Natl Science Foundation (NSF)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Bill Scott Matt John Ed Fred David Stephanie

Last Name
Kamela Corley Gelman Sampson Ingle Humphries Pryor Peters

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Com.

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

IMM

IMMIGRATION

(one per page)

H-1B visas, J visas, L-1 visas, and employment based visas, including the visa bulletin issues. S. 9, Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2009.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Labor - Dept of (DOL), Executive Office of the President (EOP), Homeland Security - Dept of (DHS), Office of Management & Budget (OMB), State - Dept of (DOS), U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Bill Scott Matt Ed Fred David John Stephanie

Last Name
Kamela Corley Gelman Ingle Humphries Pryor Sampson Peters

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Com.

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
v6.0.1f

Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

SCI

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

(one per page)

Innovation and competitiveness; science development; technical computing; basic research priorities. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) issues.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Executive Office of the President (EOP), Natl Science Foundation (NSF), Homeland Security - Dept of (DHS), Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP), Office of Management & Budget (OMB)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Scott Matt Bill Ed Fred David John Stephanie Eric

Last Name
Corley Gelman Kamela Ingle Humphries Pryor Sampson Peters Wenger

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Com.

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
v6.0.1f

Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

TAX

TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

(one per page)

H.R. 1083, Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2009. H.R. 422, To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. S. 1203, Grow Research Opportunities With Tax Credits 'Help Act' or 'GROWTH Act'.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Treasury - Dept of, Internal Revenue Service (IRS),

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Scott Ed Fred David Tom John Matt Stephanie

Last Name
Corley Ingle Humphries Pryor Roesser Sampson Gelman Peters

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area:

TAX - TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

H.R. 2110, Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Fairness and Simplification Act. International Tax Reform proposals. IRC Section 901 (l) guidance. Transfer pricing, treaty, international tax, and tax reform issues. H.R. 4213, The Tax Extenders Act of 2009.

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

TEC

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

(one per page)

Broadband. VOIP/IP Services. Universal Service Fund. Intercarrier Compensation issues.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), State - Dept of (DOS), Executive Office of the President (EOP), Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Paula Scott Matt Ed Fred David John Betsy Stephanie

Last Name
Boyd Corley Gelman Ingle Humphries Pryor Sampson Brady Peters

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
v6.0.1f

Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area:

TEC - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

TV White Spaces. Accessibility. Spectrum policy.

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

TRD

TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN)

(one per page)

Passage of Free Trade Agreements (US-Korea, US-Panama, and US-Colombia) and the inclusion of provisions of interest to the high tech industry, including IPR as well as competition and market access issues. Software piracy, competition, procurement, Internet/human rights, and market access issues in China. Interoperability, innovation, and competitiveness.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Patent & Trademark Office (PTO), U.S. Copyright Office

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Betsy Scott Dorothy Matt Ed Fred David Susan John

Last Name
Brady Corley Dwoskin Gelman Ingle Humphries Pryor Mann Sampson

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area:

TRD - TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN)

Interpretation and application of the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property. European Commission investigation of competition in the software industry. Trade in services in bilateral and regional agreements. Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. Emerging threats to IP rights outside the United States. H.R. 1, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue

TRD - TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN)

Name

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

First
Stephanie

Last
Peters

Suffix

Printed Name and Title Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.

15. General issue area code 16. Specific lobbying issues

ENV

ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND

(one per page)

Energy efficiency. Climate change. National Smart Grid.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Energy - Dept of, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area
First Name
Scott Caroline Matt Ed Fred David John Stephanie

Last Name
Corley Curtin Gelman Ingle Humphries Pryor Sampson Peters

Suffix

Covered Official Position (if applicable)

New

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above

Check if None

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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Registrant

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Client Name

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Information Update Page - Complete ONLY where registration information has changed. 20. Client new address Address City
State Zip Code

-

Country

21. Client new principal place of business (if different than line 20) City 22. New General description of client's business or activities
State Zip Code

-

Country

LOBBYIST UPDATE
23. Name of each previously reported individual who is no longer expected to act as a lobbyist for the client
First Name Last Name Suffix First Name Last Name Suffix

1 2

Scott
ISSUE UPDATE

Corley

3 4

24. General lobbying issue that no longer pertains

AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS
25. Add the following affiliated organization(s) Internet Address:
Address Name
Street Address City State/Province Zip Country City State City State Country Country

Principal Place of Business (city and state or country)

26. Name of each previously reported organization that is no longer affiliated with the registrant or client 1 2 3

FOREIGN ENTITIES
27. Add the following foreign entities
Address Name Street Address City State/Province Country City State Country Principal place of business (city and state or country) Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership percentage in client

%

28. Name of each previously reported foreign entity that no longer owns, or controls, or is affiliated with the registrant, client or affiliated organization

1 2

3 4

5 6

Printed Name and Title
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Ed Ingle - Managing Director of Government Affairs
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