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Red Hat paid $US4.2m to settle patent suit: claim

Mar 16, 2011, 23:41 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"Red Hat paid $US4.2 million to settle a patent infringement suit brought against it by FireStart Software, an intellectual property activist claims.

"Florian Mueller, who made a name for himself during the campaign to prevent the adoption of software patents in Europe some years ago, said he had dug up a court filing that showed the payment had been made."

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