Versata saga settled with prejudice

By: Sylvia F. Jakob

After reaching the final stages, the Versata saga, a ray of hope for the judicial interpretation of certain GPL v. 2 provisions, has ultimately been settled outwith court.

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The Versata case: Third party beneficiary able to bring infringement claim of copyleft obligation in state court

Author: Sylvia F. Jakob

In Versata  the  court held  that a claim of a third party beneficiary, who wished to compel a software producer to license derivative works of  GPL software under the GPL, was not preempted by the Copyright Act.

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