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IP Innovation v. Red Hat/Novell - The Prior Art They Used at Trial

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I know the first thing you wanted to know after you heard that Red Hat and Novell had prevailed and the jury had
found that IP Innovation's patents were worthless was this: did we at Groklaw help when we did prior art searching? The answer is, Yes. It turns out that you did.

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Will Patent Battles End Free Linux?

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Is the open-source community stealing ideas from commercial vendors? IP Innovations seems to think so; the patent-holding company recently filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against Linux distributors Red Hat and Novell, claiming that Linux uses ideas originally developed at the Xerox PARC laboratory.

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The patent infringement suit: A playbook

http://www.linux.com

Last week's announcement of a patent infringement suit against Red Hat and Novell set in motion speculation about motives, theories, agendas, and behind-the-scenes players. If you've been feeling like you need a scorecard to keep up, then you're in luck.

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Linux patent lawsuit: follow the money

http://blogs.cnet.com

Why sue two companies with [relatively] nonexistent desktop businesses when Microsoft provides the biggest potential jackpot of all? (After all, this same company sued and settled with Apple earlier this year.) Unless, of course, it is Microsoft funding the whole thing?

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FOSS Crowd Unfazed by First Linux Patent Lawsuit

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At the end of a week filled with more chest-thumping and FUD-spewing by software's self-appointed patent sheriffs, two of Linux's major players have been slapped with a patent infringement lawsuit. Friday's suit marks the first time Linux patents have ever been challenged in court.

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Linux patent suit: In search of the Microsoft smoking gun

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Now that the “first ever” suit for patent infringement has been lodged against two major Linux distributors, many Microsoft watchers are looking for the smoking gun that will somehow connect Microsoft to the case.

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First Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against Linux, Just Like Ballmer Predicted

http://www.groklaw.net

IP Innovation LLC has just filed a patent infringement claim against Red Hat and Novell. It was filed October 9, case no. 2:2007cv00447, IP Innovation, LLC et al v. Red Hat Inc. et al, in Texas. Where else? The patent troll magnet state. And now let's play, where's Microsoft?

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