Versata Can't Dodge XimpleWare's Software Copyright Suit

Law360, San Francisco (March 14, 2014, 3:35 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge refused Friday to toss XimpleWare Corp.'s lawsuit accusing Versata Software Inc. of making $300 million by infringing its copyright, saying XimpleWare has adequately backed the bulk of its claims in the case over insurance-related distribution and compensation software.

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston granted Versata's motion to dismiss just two of XimpleWare's claims, for intentional interference with potential economic advantage and for breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. However, she refused to throw out XimpleWare's seven other claims, including for violations of the Lanham Act and unfair competition.

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