New trial means Unix ownership still up for debate

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 25, 2009 3:05 PM EDT
The Register; By Kelly Fiveash
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A US federal appeals court overturned a judge’s ruling that granted Novell the copyright of the Unix computer OS yesterday. A panel of three judges of the 10th US circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a judge in the August 2007 case wrongfully handed the copyright to Novell. As a result the panel has ordered a “remand for trial” to establish ownership.

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Oh Cromm, not again! Bob_Robertson 15 812 Aug 26, 2009 9:57 AM

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