Artifact Details

Title

Ashton-Tate files another software piracy suit

Catalog Number

102762755

Type

Text

Date

1986-05-08

Publisher

Ashton-Tate

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-446b94d94d08b Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

3 p.

Description

Press release announcing Ashton-Tate had filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Baltimore against a Frederick, Md.-based firm, alleging it has pirated Ashton-Tate software. The suit charges OHIS, Inc., a producer of health and occupational safety data monitoring systems, and six individual defendants connected with the company with: (1) allegedly reproducing and disseminating for use by its employees copies of Ashton-Tate's dBASE II and dBASE III, and (2) allegedly copying and selling Ashton-Tate's dBASE II as part of its data monitoring systems. Donated by Ed Esber. 3 scanned pages.

Category

Press release

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017