"Remember that Nigerian company headed by a convicted felon that sued the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project for patent infringement?The original Groklaw article gives much more detail. It seems that the multilingual keyboard in question has never been shipped on an OLPC machine, putting aside for the moment that this is a patent troll that would be laughed out of court in most countries.
Well, the suit has finally been brought...in a Nigerian court...with $20 million in damages on the table.
The cheekiness is breathtaking. ..."
Wednesday, January 02, 2008
Nigerian firm demands $20 million from One Laptop Per Child - by Matt Asay - CNET Blogs: