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Update on the NetApp-Sun Patent Litigation

Jun 04, 2008, 12:45 (0 Talkback[s])

"You may have read in News Picks recently that Sun won a partial stay in the NetApp patent lawsuit over ZFS, according to IP Law 360:

"A judge has partly stayed software company Network Appliance Inc.'s patent lawsuit against rival Sun Microsystems Inc. over Sun's ZFS technology, pending the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's re-examination of one of the patents in the suit.

"Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California said Friday that proceedings related to U.S. Patent Number 6,857,001 will be stayed while the USPTO re-examines it at Sun's request.

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