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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

BackWeb Technologies v. IBM (Patent Infringement)

BackWeb Technologies Ltd. sued IBM alleging patent infringement. BackWeb alleged that IBM’s “BigFix” software updating technologies infringed BackWeb patents for the transmission of digital information. BackWeb and IBM settled the lawsuit in February 2012.

Misconduct Type
Intellectual Property
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
9/23/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
IBM Corporation Undisclosed
Further Information Released
BackWeb Press Release 2/27/2012
Complaint 9/23/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database