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Red Hat Settles 2 Patent Lawsuits--1 More to Go

Jun 11, 2008, 14:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"In March of this year Red Hat expanded its legal firepower by hiring lawyers Rob Tiller and Richard Fontana. Three months later it's evident that these two have been busy as today Red Hat announced that it has settled two of three outstanding patent lawsuits.

"'We're putting the patent issue to rest with the settlement of patent litigation involving Firestar Software, Inc. and DataTern Inc. that provides broad protections not only for Red Hat customers, but for the larger open source community,' Red Hat spokesperson Kerrin Catallozzi wrote in an email to InternetNews.com..."

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