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OpenText Sues Rival for Alleged Software Patent Infringement (1)

Nov. 4, 2020, 3:17 PM; Updated: Nov. 4, 2020, 4:05 PM

Canadian information management software maker OpenText Corp. sued competitor Hyland Software Inc. in California federal court for allegedly infringing four patents covering its remote data-storage technology.

OpenText’s patents cover software for synchronizing assets from a centralized database across a network of remote computers, according to its Tuesday complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

The complaint says Hyland infringes the patents with its ShareBase platform, which includes an “enterprise file-sharing product for cloud-based sharing and content collaboration.”

Causes of Action: Patent infringement.

Relief: Damages, injunctive relief, attorneys’ fees and costs.

Response: A Hyland spokesperson declined...

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