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Here is IBM's Subpoena to Canopy Group
Monday, September 08 2003 @ 09:48 PM EDT

You can get it as a PDF here, thanks to a resourceful Utah person who went to the court and did all the legwork. Thank you so much, Frank.

I'll comment on it as I get a chance to read it. Meanwhile, feast your eyes.

UPDATE: The subpoena sets September 10th as the date for a deposition, at Snell & Wilmer's law offices in Salt Lake City, and instructs that these are the documents Canopy Group's representative, whoever they choose to get deposed on behalf of Canopy, must produce on that date, although an attached letter says they don't have to show up if they produce all the documents requested prior to the deposition date:

1. All documents concerning this lawsuit, plaintiff's claims or IBM's defenses or counterclaims.

2. All documents concerning any communications regarding this lawsuit, plaintiff's claims or IBM's defenses or counterclaims.

3. All documents concerning plaintiff's rights relating to UNIX or Linux.

4. All documents concerning any strategy, plan, effort, or action (actual or contemplated) to use or enforce (or to threaten to use or enforce) rights to UNIX or Linux.

5. All documents concerning any open-source license, including the GNU General Public License.

6. All documents concerning any lawsuit other than this lawsuit (actual or contemplated) involving plaintiff and relating to UNIX or Linux.

7. All documents concerning any agreement, understanding or communication with Microsoft, Sun, Computer Associates, Tarantella, AT&T, USL, HP or Novell, relating to UNIX or Linux.

8. All documents concerning plaintiff's efforts to license UNIX or Linux.

9. All documents concerning plaintiff's alleged evidence of UNIX in Linux.

10. All documents concerning plaintiff's alleged evidence of misconduct or breaches of duty by IBM.

11. All documents concerning plaintiff's UNIX or Linux business.

12. Documents sufficient to show the organizational structure or personnel of The Canopy Group.

13. All documents relating to the ownership of plaintiff.

14. All documents relating to purchases or sales of plaintiff's stock since January 1, 2003.

15. All documents in the possession, custody, or control of Ralph Yarrow, Jan Newman, Darcy Mott, Raymond J. Noorda, Lewena Noorda, Joyce Wiley, Mark Cusick, or Dan L. Baker relating to UNIX, Linux, or this lawsuit.

16. All documents provided to plaintiff by The Canopy Group or provided to The Canopy Group by plaintiff relating to UNIX, Linux, or this lawsuit.

17. All documents concerning the decision to commence or pursue this lawsuit or other lawsuits relating to plaintiff's alleged rights relating to UNIX or Linux.

18. All documents concerning the decision to suspend distribution of plaintiff's Linux products or code.

19. All documents concerning any analysis of any IBM conduct related to Unix or Linux.

20. All documents concerning any UNIX source code, derivative works, modification. or methods contributed to Linux or to the open source community by AT&T, USL, Novell, Tarantella, or plaintiff.

21. All documents concerning the relationship between plaintiff and The Canopy Group.

22. All documents concerning any statements, declaration, affidavit, analysis, assessment, or opinion rrelating to plaintiff's rights to UNIX or Linux.

23. All documents concerning any statement, affidavit, declaration, analysis, assessment, or opinion relating to this litigation.

24. All documents concerning the nature, calculation, and basis of any damages or injuries plaintiff claims in this matter.


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