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Analysis of new Novell patent deal structure according to OSI statement

Apr 08, 2011, 12:51 (9 Talkback[s])

"Having just read the Open Source Initiative's latest statement on the sale of 882 Novell patents to CPTN Holdings LLC, I see a probability of 90% that the consummation of the transaction is now imminent.
"There's a deadline on Tuesday, April 12, and most likely the deal will close by then. It seems to me that the regulatory agencies have obtained very significant concessions from Microsoft and EMC, and I can't see what else the antitrust authorities could realistically do to address concerns by competitors and open source organizations."

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