Red Hat Challenges Bedrock Data Patent's Validity

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 3:41 PM EST) -- Open source software provider Red Hat Inc. has sued Bedrock Computer Technologies LLC for a declaration that a component of the Linux operating system it distributes does not infringe a Bedrock patent, following a Bedrock suit that targets Red Hat customers for using the allegedly infringing software.

Red Hat filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas Wednesday seeking a declaration that anyone using, selling or offering to sell its Linux Kernel is not infringing a Bedrock patent that covers software...
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