CNET News: IBM Hires Boies' Ex-firm in SCO Lawsuit
"IBM has begun its legal response to the billion-dollar lawsuit
filed against it by SCO Group, seeking to move the suit from Utah
state to federal court and hiring the law firm that formerly
employed SCO's high-powered attorney.
"Representing IBM in the case is Cravath, Swaine & Moore,
which will take on the high-profile David Boies of Boies, Schiller
& Flexner in the SCO Group lawsuit. Boies worked for Cravath,
Swaine & Moore for most of his career between 1966 and 1997,
rising to partner and defending IBM in its years-long antitrust
suit brought by the federal government...
"In a filing Wednesday, IBM said the case is better suited to
federal court because the dispute involves parties from different
states. IBM representatives weren't immediately available for
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