The Salt Lake Tribune: Novell Asks a Judge to Scrap SCO's Lawsuit
May 12, 2004, 15:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"A federal judge on Tuesday took under advisement a request that
he dismiss The SCO Group's 'slander of title' complaint against
Novell Inc.--a ruling that could foreshadow the fate of SCO's
separate, marquee Linux-rights suit against IBM.
"At the heart of SCO's 13-month-old suit against Big Blue is its
claim to all copyrights to Unix, which the Lindon software company
had licensed to IBM. SCO, which seeks a minimum of $5 billion and
maximum of $50 billion in damages, charges IBM illegally sold Linux
applications containing its misappropriated Unix code..."