Flesch and Bruno Maeda
The Superior Court of the State of Minas Gerais has ruled
that a Brazilian engineering company was not required to indemnify two large
US-based software companies for the use of unlicensed software. The lawsuit was
filed by one of the multinational software companies...
A 2-1 decision issued in May 2010 by a panel of the
Appellate Court of the State of Minas
Gerais (Appeal No. 1.0224.08.199736-3) refused to
acknowledge Microsoft Corporation's and Autodesk Inc.'s rights in and to
computer programs. According to the majority,
Microsoft and Autodesk had failed...