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SearchOpenSource: IP Attorney: SCO's Investors Are Safe, But IT Patent Offenders Aren't

Jan 17, 2006, 18:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Why is it legal for investors to give SCO money to pursue a meritless legal case?

"Carey: I suppose that the investor could be subject to a counterclaim brought by the defendant. To pursue such a claim would be to swim upstream, however, because U.S. law makes it difficult to recover attorney's fees, which is the main form of damages caused by a frivolous lawsuit..."

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