binary.jpgIPNews® – Uniloc Inc. sued 12 different companies in Texas federal court on Friday for allegedly infringing its patented system of administering software licenses across a network of computers.

Altair Engineering Inc., Altera Corp., Altium Inc., Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp., Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc., Mintab Inc., Originlab Corp., Parametric Technology Corp., SlickEdit Inc., SofTech inc., System Development Inc. and Waterloo Maple Inc. all stand accused of infringing U.S. Patent Number 5,579,222. The companies are all making, using and selling software that includes concurrent license administration functionality that permits the borrowing or “checking out” of licenses, according to the complaints. To continue reading, click: Uniloc Sues 12 For Software Licensing System Patent Infringement