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									   SCO v. IBM

Foundations and Update
 A too-brief description and history
• PDP-11/05 boot
  sequence, C, and
  Unix
• IBM O/S 360 and
  Fred Brooks – The
  Mythical Man-Month
• MS Windows, the first
  “free” OS
          An historic collision
• Economic Theories –
  Capitalism, Socialism,
  and one other
• The Open Source
  Movement as an
  example of the “other”
          An historic collision
• Property
• Intellectual Property
  (IP)
• Copyrights vs.
  Patents
• The Revolutionary
  France copyright
  problem
• The GPL
          An historic collision
• Unix – ownership
  issues
• Linus Torvalds and
  Linux
• Linux as a universal
  operating system
• Linux ownership
  issues
          An historic collision
•   Who owns “Unix”?
•   AT&T
•   USL – BSD
•   Novell
•   Open-Source Group
•   Santa Cruz Operation/Tarantella
•   old Caldera/new “The SCO Group”
          An historic collision
• SCO v. IBM
• March 6, 2003
• The most watched
  Civil Trial in history
• The largest IP owner
  in the world, IBM, vs.
  the alleged owner of
  Unix, “The SCO
  Group”
        An historic collision
• PJ (Pamela Jones) and Groklaw
  www.groklaw.net
• www.ip-wars.net
                                                     SCO v. IBM
•   25-Sep-06

    [704] Dispositive Motions Summary Judgment Motions

    02-Jun-06
    04-Aug-06
    18-Aug-06
    13-Oct-06


    [743]Responses to Requests for Admissions
    01-Sep-06
    08-Sep-06
    25-Oct-06
    [704] Oppositions to Dispositive Motions Summary Judgment Motions
    29-Sep-06
    06-Oct-06
    24-Nov-06
    [704] Reply Briefs on Dispositive Motions (Reply Memoranda)
    12-Jan-07[466]Rule 26(a)(3) Disclosures
    19-Jan-07[466]Final Pretrial Order
    22-Jan-07[466]Deadline for Exchanging Proposed Jury Instructions
    26-Jan-07[466]Motions in Limine
    30-Jan-07[466]Special Attorney Conference and Settlement Conference
    05-Feb-07[466]Oppositions to Motions in Limine
    09-Feb-07[466]Reply Briefs on Motions in Limine
    26-Feb-07[466]5-week Jury Trial


								
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