On June 5, 2013, OpenText, filed a patent infringement suit against Alfresco in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No, 3:13-cv-04843-JD, asserting that Alfresco infringes various OpenText patents related to core work space and collaboration functionality. OpenText and Alfresco have settled the dispute through a patent license related to the OpenText patents at issue in the suit. The specific terms and conditions of the settlement agreement are confidential.
"OpenText is pleased to have reached this agreement with Alfresco," says Gordon A. Davies, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Open Text Corporation. "This result is further evidence of our ongoing efforts to vigorously protect our intellectual property rights and business interests."