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Informix Denies Patent Infringement Allegations by IBM
On February 7, Informix Corporation (NASDAQ:IFMX) announced it was vigorously denying accusations by International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) of patent

damages patent  is seeking unspecified compensatory damages in the suit, which it wants tripled because of what it considers Informix's willful violation. The patents involve distributed processing and data compression technology. A spokesman for IBM stated on Wednesday that no comment would be the official position for the time being. On Tuesday, Informix chief executive Jean-Yves Dexmier denied any patent infringement. Informix's stock was down 11 percent on Tuesday, but has since recovered much of the loss. Market

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