Novell Settles Patent Suit Over 'Vibe' Products

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 2:11 PM EDT) -- Novell Inc. on Thursday settled a lawsuit in California alleging its business-based “Novell Vibe” social media platform violates three patents held by software developer Bascom Research LLC.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston on Thursday signed off on a stipulation dismissing Bascom's lawsuit — which concerned technology used for making and sharing electronic documents on a network — in light of a settlement agreement reached earlier this week between Novell and Bascom. Information on the deal was not publicly available.

The complaint, which Bascom filed last October,...
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