Kodak v. Sun over aspects of Java
by Rael Dornfest
Related link: http://news.com.com/2100-1001-836322.html
Kodak files a patent-infringement suit against Sun over object technologies underlying Java. This has evidently been going on quietly for some time, but the two parties have not managed to come to any agreement on licensing. News.com has the story (what there is of it) and pionters to the appropriate Kodak patents.