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Amigaworld.net News   Amigaworld.net News : "Hyperion and Cloanto allegedly close to finalizing settlement"
   posted by tygre on 2-Feb-2020 23:36:22 (1664 reads)
Hi all!

Finally, the end is in sight

"Business representatives of Hyperion, Cloanto, and C-A Acquisitions, Inc. have been engaged in several days of intensive face-to-face settlement discussions in Europe geared toward a global resolution of all claims [...]. Hyperion, Cloanto, and C-A Acquisitions, Inc. are finalizing changes to a negotiated term sheet, which they anticipate will soon be executed."

One more week! ;-D

Cheers!
    

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And so the agony persists, as the two bit players remain clueless as to what they are fighting over and why.

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Yay? But, I don't dare hope yet.

I think an agreement could be good for everyone.
I'd love to see UAE tech included in OS4.X I think that could be a win for both parties and
for end users.


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Poster: Panthro Date: 7-Feb-2020 8:35:49 Yay? But, I don't dare hope yet. I think an agreement could be good for everyone. I'd love to see UAE tech included in OS4.X I think that could be a win for both parties and for end users.


AmigaOS4.x users have been running UAE to use 68k Amiga software and games for years, and scripts like "RunInUAE" have even allowed users to just double click an icon to run 68k software and games, from the AmigaOS4.x desktop, so I don't see how any agreement between Hyperion and Cloanto or C A Acquisitions is going to change or improve that?

As for an agreement being good for everyone, only the future will show if that is true or false.


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Quote:
"Business representatives


I can't stop laughing.

Warmly Yours,
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@thread

In case you did not know, the responses to Order to Show Cause were filed last night.

Source

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hopefully something good can finally come out of all this legal crap

@ amigadave

+1 and we also have glUAE scripts that work great too without the need of starting up E-UAE

@ 6

so they are postponing the date it seems?


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@klx300r

Basically what the 2 parties have filed is in response to the court demand of January 17, 2020 which states in part:

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Cloanto and Hyperion must each write a short
Response informing the Court of the current status of these two cases and answering the
following questions: 1) why these cases should or should not be consolidated, and 2) why Case
No. 19-cv-00683-RSM should or should not be stayed pending the resolution of the instant
action


Therefore, one would expect there to be something in the text of both filings that indicates the current status of the 2 cases.
"instant action" refers to the trademark case, currently with a default filed by the clerk.
So the judge is merely asking why the trademark case should not be suspended until the default action is resolved.

I don't see the documents uploaded anywhere currently, so I don't know the content.

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Some form of detente will be a good first step but I would be a lot more enthusiastic if a single party assumed control of the IP.

With very few exceptions, the biggest problem with the Amiga "industry" has been the people. Most of them are either of questionable character or they don't have a clue of how to execute any sort of vision.

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@thread

update:

English

German

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you were faster

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Although I'd prefer to hear what the chief judge has to say about this, I do see that Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedure is outlined court by court:

https://www.justice.gov/olp/file/827536/download

The entry for "WAW" (Western Washington District) towards bottom seems to apply.

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And so the agony persists, as the two bit players remain clueless as to what they are fighting over and why.

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Poster: ne_one Date: 12-Feb-2020 1:48:23

And so the agony persists, as the two bit players remain clueless as to what they are fighting over and why.


I think you will find they are fighting about what Cheryl said about our mam at Tracy's wedding.

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@thread

Just to close this out with the actual docs from the court:

ORDER RE: ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE

and

ORDER STAYING CASE

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So, how much money did they earn by suing eachother!?!
They must have earned tons of money since it made sense to keep it up for so long


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