The dispute between The SCO Group and Novell, Inc. over the ownership of copyrights in the code to certain versions of the UNIX operating system, which started eight years ago, appears to have been handed its retirement papers by the Tenth Circuit. Yesterday, on the case’s second visit to the circuit, the court upheld the … Continue Reading
Last week, the district court in SCO, Inc. v. Novell (D. Utah), the current act in the long-running drama of the SCO litigations aimed at the Linux operating system, refused to grant SCO’s motion to set aside the jury verdict rendered last March. The jury concluded that Novell owned the copyrights in the UNIX code … Continue Reading
The jury in The SCO Group v. Novell, Inc. litigation over ownership of the copyrights in UNIX source code has ruled in favor of Novell, the company announced on its blog this afternoon. Novell had previously prevailed on the issue of copyright ownership in a ruling by Judge Dale Kimball on Novell’s motion for summary judgment, … Continue Reading
The back story to the dispute between The SCO Group and Novell, Inc., over the ownership of copyrights to UNIX source code is lengthy indeed. But we’ll spare you the details and just say that the ownership of the copyrights is a critical issue because it is that very source code that underlies SCO’s claims … Continue Reading
The Tenth Circuit has ruled in the closely watched SCO v. Novell appeal, and while it upheld a judgment in favor of Novell for royalties due from The SCO Group, the appeals court remanded for a trial on the issue of ownership of the copyrights in the UNIX code that is at the heart of … Continue Reading
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