Judge Defers GPL Questions for Trial in MySQL vs. Progress Soft

In a decision handed down today in Boston, US District Judge Patti B. Saris ruled on the preliminary injunction motion in MySQL AB vs. Progress Software Corp. On the trademark dispute, on which the Free Software Foundation (FSF) takes no position, she has ruled that Progress Software is enjoined from marketing products under the MySQL trademarks until trial.” Read the rest of the press release at Gnu.org. The significance of this trial is that this is the first time where the GPL license will have to “stand” in a court.


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