Red Hat paid $US4.2m to settle patent suit: claim
Mar 16, 2011, 23:41 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Red Hat paid $US4.2 million to settle a patent infringement
suit brought against it by FireStart Software, an intellectual
property activist claims.
"Florian Mueller, who made a name for himself during the
campaign to prevent the adoption of software patents in Europe some
years ago, said he had dug up a court filing that showed the
payment had been made."