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Autodesk Reaches Deal In Software Misappropriation Row

Law360, New York (November 18, 2015, 4:20 PM EST) -- Autodesk Inc. has reached a settlement to end its copyright infringement suit in California federal court accusing a Chinese company of copying wholesale its source code for computer-assisted design software, with the alleged infringer admitting wrongdoing, Autodesk announced on Wednesday.

In a statement announcing the settlement, Autodesk said that ZWCad Software Co. Ltd. and affiliated entities had initially denied the allegations that their products — referred to as ZWCAD+ — mimicked Autodesk's computer-aided design, or AutoCAD, product. But ZW subsequently discovered that an employee had, in...
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Case Information

Case Title

Autodesk, Inc. v. ZWCAD Software Co., Ltd. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit



Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

March 26, 2014

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