Texas Supreme Court Rules on Software Dispute Between Lufkin Industries and IBM

    On March 15, 2019, the Supreme Court of Texas issued an opinion and judgment in the matter of IBM v. Lufkin Industries, Inc.

    The Texas Supreme Court affirmed a lower court’s judgment that IBM knowingly misrepresented its ability to provide the software system Lufkin required, reversed a Court of Appeals ruling that levied $13.5 million in damages against IBM for fraudulent inducement, and remanded the case to the District court for a new trial on Lufkin’s breach-of-contract claim.

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