XimpleWare Says Versata Sold $300M In Stolen Software

Law360, Los Angeles (November 6, 2013, 7:26 PM EST) -- XimpleWare Corp. hit competitor Versata Software Inc. and its affiliates with two lawsuits in California federal court Wednesday that together allege breach of contract, unfair competition and copyright and patent infringement, saying Versata made $300 million on the sales of an infringing insurance product.

Versata’s insurance-specific distribution and compensation software, Distribution Channel Management, contains portions of XimpleWare’s copyrighted and patented source code licensed under the General Public License, and Versata unlawfully removed the copyright notices required by the GPL, XimpleWare says. Defendant Ameriprise Financial Inc. had...
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