January 24, 2001

Sun and Microsoft settle Java lawsuit

Author: JT Smith

From PR Newswire: Sun Microsystems Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) announced today that Microsoft
Corporation has agreed to settle Sun's lawsuit regarding the Java technology.
The settlement reached today will protect the future integrity of the Java
platform. In addition, as part of the agreement, Microsoft has agreed to pay
Sun $20 million, to accept Sun's termination of the prior license agreement,
and to a permanent injunction against unauthorized use of Sun's JAVA
COMPATIBLE trademark.
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