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Re: MS partner sues Red Hat for patent violation ..


From: Roy Schestowitz
Subject: Re: MS partner sues Red Hat for patent violation ..
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 20:40:58 +0000
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____/ Alan Mackenzie on Thursday 05 March 2009 16:35 : \____

> In gnu.misc.discuss Doug Mentohl <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 'Software Tree LLC claims that JBoss infringes on its database patent
>> for "exchanging data and commands between an object oriented system and
>> a relational system." Software Tree's partners include Microsoft, and
>> that the suit was filed in Eastern Texas, which is known as a
>> plaintiff's paradise for patent actions."'
> 
> Just as an aside, wouldn't it be a smart move for high tech companies to
> avoid doing business in Eastern Texas, so that they'd couldn't be patent
> trolled there?  If enough companies boycotted that place, they might fix
> their legal setup.
> 
>> http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/03/04/1615250

Would that exempt them from litigation? IANAL, so I find this suggestion
curious.

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