TITLE

Sun sued over manufacturing method

AUTHOR(S)
Sperling, Ed
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;8/13/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 33, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a lawsuit filed by Abstrax against Sun Microsystems in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming Sun's method for assembling its products violates a 2001 patent. According to the patent, which focuses on dynamically scheduled assembly instructions, there could be as many as 1 trillion possible permutations in a computer. Abstrax is seeking damages, punitive damages, and an injunction against Sun.
ACCESSION #
26278397

 

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