"There's some news on the Trend Micro v.Barracuda Networks case.
That is the one where Trend Micro sued Barracuda over ClamAV and
brought a complaint to the International Trade Commission.
Barracuda has just filed a countersuit in California, alleging
patent infringement by Trend Micro. They say it's a defensive use
of three patents they bought from IBM. Barracuda asks for money
damages and an injunction on further sales of infringing Trend
"They plan to contribute proceeds, if they win, to the open
source community. 'We are grateful to the open source community,
many of whom have contributed significant prior art in our ongoing
case against Trend Micro,' Dean Drako, president and CEO of
Barracuda Networks, is quoted as saying in the press release, which
I'll share with you. That would include us. This news follows the
media reports that a Groklaw member came up with some very valuable
prior art for Barracuda on top of all that you guys turned up as a
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