Caldera vs. Microsoft Antitrust Lawsuit to Remain in Utah Federal Court; Microsoft Denied Change of Venue



Nov 19, 1997, 00:00 ET from Caldera Inc.

    PROVO, Utah, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by
 Caldera Inc.:
 
     Caldera today announced that its antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft will
 remain in Utah.  In a hearing yesterday before the US District court of Utah,
 in Salt Lake City, Magistrate Judge Ronald Boyce heard arguments by Microsoft
 on a motion to transfer venue to US District Court in Seattle, Washington.
 Judge Boyce ruled from the bench and denied the motion.
     "We feel that today's action by Judge Boyce will establish a more level
 playing field in Caldera's pursuit of this matter," said Bryan Sparks,
 President and CEO of Caldera, Inc.
     Details on Caldera's antitrust suit filed July 23, 1996 against Microsoft
 may be found at www.caldera.com/news/npr/dosuit.html.
     Caldera, Inc. designs, develops and markets a line of full-featured,
 economical system software for the Internet providing stable, high-quality
 alternatives to Windows(R) NT, Sun(R) Solaris(TM) and SCO(R) UNIX(R).  Caldera
 uses its own technological and marketing resources to leverage technologies --
 including the Linux operating system -- created by independent developers
 worldwide.  Visit the Caldera web site at http://www.caldera.com/.
     Caldera is a registered trademark; and Caldera OpenLinux, Caldera Network
 Desktop, Caldera Solutions CD and Caldera OpenDOS are trademarks of Caldera,
 Inc.  UNIX is a registered trademark, in the United States and other
 countries, licensed exclusively through X/OPEN Company Limited.
 
 

SOURCE Caldera Inc.
    PROVO, Utah, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by
 Caldera Inc.:
 
     Caldera today announced that its antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft will
 remain in Utah.  In a hearing yesterday before the US District court of Utah,
 in Salt Lake City, Magistrate Judge Ronald Boyce heard arguments by Microsoft
 on a motion to transfer venue to US District Court in Seattle, Washington.
 Judge Boyce ruled from the bench and denied the motion.
     "We feel that today's action by Judge Boyce will establish a more level
 playing field in Caldera's pursuit of this matter," said Bryan Sparks,
 President and CEO of Caldera, Inc.
     Details on Caldera's antitrust suit filed July 23, 1996 against Microsoft
 may be found at www.caldera.com/news/npr/dosuit.html.
     Caldera, Inc. designs, develops and markets a line of full-featured,
 economical system software for the Internet providing stable, high-quality
 alternatives to Windows(R) NT, Sun(R) Solaris(TM) and SCO(R) UNIX(R).  Caldera
 uses its own technological and marketing resources to leverage technologies --
 including the Linux operating system -- created by independent developers
 worldwide.  Visit the Caldera web site at http://www.caldera.com/.
     Caldera is a registered trademark; and Caldera OpenLinux, Caldera Network
 Desktop, Caldera Solutions CD and Caldera OpenDOS are trademarks of Caldera,
 Inc.  UNIX is a registered trademark, in the United States and other
 countries, licensed exclusively through X/OPEN Company Limited.
 
 SOURCE  Caldera Inc.