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    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 9674 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > Hyperion's reputation for unnecessary litigation [...] is unprecedented

    It was Amiga Inc. who sued Hyperion in April 2007. Hyperion merely countersued in June 2007 (as well as suing Amino in October 2007), before in turn being sued by Itec in July 2007 and even by the Frieden twins in July 2008. And it is Cloanto who is now suing Hyperion.

    > They sued Titan Computer

    Any more examples of Hyperion's "unnecessary litigation"?

    > and seem to have fallen out with Haage&Partner for a similar reason.

    Any details on that?

    > They spent enormous time trying to convince people that [...]
    > bPlan were putting logic bombs in their firmware

    Any details on that?

    > They walked into the original agreement with Amiga Inc believing that
    > that AInc would just go bankrupt and they'd walk with the Amiga name

    I'm not aware that the 2001 agreement would have given ownership of the "Amiga" name to Hyperion in case of Amiga Inc. bankruptcy, just (final) ownership of OS4.


    Edit: corrected date of the Frieden twins et al. v. Hyperion et al. lawsuit
    Edit2: added Hyperion v. Amino lawsuit

    [ Edited by Andreas_Wolf 02.01.2018 - 13:22 ]
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