Artifact Details

Title

Memo regarding legal action taken by Ashton-Tate against Fox Software, Inc. and The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.

Catalog Number

102770637

Type

Text

Date

1988-11-18

Author

Esber, Edward M., Jr.

Publisher

Ashton-Tate

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-44317541cd1ac Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

6 p.

Description

Ashton-Tate files legal suit alleging that the computer software product FoxBASE+ infringes Ashton-Tate's copyrights in its dBASE II, dBASE III and dBASE III PLUS software products, and seeks to prohibit Fox Software from proceeding with its threatened infringement of Ashton-Tate's copyrights in dBASE IV. The suit also seeks recovery of monetary damages, recovery of profits derived by Fox and SCO from their allegedly infringing activities, and injunctive relief to prohibit further reproduction a distribution by Fox and SCO of infringing products. Donated by Ed Esber. 6 scanned pages.

Category

Memoranda

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017