March 31, 2010

Case against CARICOM for unauthorised use of software

by Barry Alleyne
David vs Goliath will have to wait another day.
Barbadian inventor and information systems specialist David Weekes was to have his day in court yesterday, but instead, he simply had his day at court.
That’s because the court case in which he is suing CARICOM for illegal use of an information tracking system he developed, never got off the ground.
Weekes’ attorney, Douglas Trotman said yesterday that the case file necessary for any court proceeding to commence, had not been located by the Registration Department.
“The case never appeared on the court list to be heard today,” Trotman told the DAILY NATION yesterday from the courthouse. “I was informed that searches were made at the registry for the file, and it has not been located.”
The lawyer said he would now have to write the Registrar of the Supreme Court, Marva Clarke, to have a new date set for the matter to be heard.

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