L-3 Cleared In Airframe Software Source Code Spat

Law360, New York (July 22, 2010, 5:14 PM EDT) -- A federal court has granted L-3 Communications Corp. summary judgment in a copyright infringement suit Airframe Systems Inc. brought over software source code used by a former Raytheon Co. division L-3 acquired in 2002.

Judge William Young's order on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ended a long-running dispute over the alleged unauthorized use of source code to modify software used in the servicing and maintenance of airliner fleets. Raytheon, which was originally named in the complaint, was previously dismissed from...
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