• Open Source/GPL Lawsuit Settled
  • April 10, 2008 | Author: Susan Linda Ross
  • Law Firm: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - New York Office
  • March 17 marked the settlement of the last of four lawsuits relating to copyright infringement claims and enforcement of an open source license known as the GNU General Public License ("GPL"). Although no U.S. court has ruled on the enforceability of the GPL, these complaints underscore the need for anyone using open source software to understand these licenses.