By Michael Krigsman on June 8, 2010
System integrator, EDS, agreed to pay UK-based broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) a total of Â£318 million ($460.3 million) to settle its lawsuit over a failed CRM project.
By Michael Krigsman on June 3, 2010
In a important case, Marin County, California filed a complaint against Deloitte Consulting for its role in an over-budget SAP implementation.
By Josh Greenbaum on May 18, 2010
I just got a copy of a brief Microsoft filed in the U.S. District in Seattle alleging that Salesforce.com infringed on nine of Microsoft’s patents. It’s not clear at this writing how valid a case Microsoft has, nor has there been any official response from Salesforce.com posted on the company’s website. So a full analysis […]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on May 8, 2010
While my book is not specifically about patents, a book that focuses on innovation and grand challenges would be remiss to not point what a “grand challenge” it would be fix our patent system. Some excerpts about patents from The New Polymath The Wall Street Journal in an editorial summarized the mess the patent system […]
By Bob Warfield on May 8, 2010
Software patents are a disaster for innovation. The system is asymmetrical, in the sense that it is very expensive to defend against a patent suit. At the same time, it is very easy to get a patent on almost anything, including things people have no business getting patents on. I have a friend who was […]
By R "Ray" Wang on April 5, 2010
Rimini Street Counter Suit Focuses On Ensuring Customer Rights To Third Party Maintenance (3PM)
On March 29th, 2010, Rimini Street sued Oracle for “counterclaims alleging copyright misuse, defamation, disparagement, trade libel, and unfair competition”. The lawsuit was filed as a counter to Oracle’s February 26th, 2010 suit of Rimini Street for Intellectual Property (IP) theft. While […]
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