SCO Slander Claim Slimmed In Unix Rights Suit

Law360, New York (February 1, 2010, 6:39 PM EST) -- In an ongoing dispute over the ownership of the copyright for the Unix source code, a federal judge has slimmed The SCO Group Inc.’s claim for slander of title and denied computer infrastructure company Novell Inc.’s request to set aside a judgment that Novell was not entitled to certain license-related royalties.

Judge Ted Stewart of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah signed both orders on Thursday.

In one order, Judge Stewart granted partial summary judgment to Novell on SCO’s claim that it lost...
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