11th Circ. Affirms X/Open's Ownership Of Unix Mark

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 1:59 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit has upheld the tossing of a software company owner's suit alleging Novell Inc., the SCO Group Inc. and X/Open Co. Ltd. conspired to fraudulently conceal the true owner of a trademark covering the Unix operating system.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled Friday that no genuine issues of material fact existed as to the ownership of the disputed Unix mark and that the district court had properly granted summary judgment against plaintiff Wayne R. Gray...
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