EndNote vs. Zotero?
On September 25, 2008 Thomson Reuters filed a law suit against GMU, George Mason University, to stop distribution of the latest version of Zotero . Zotero is a Firefox plug-in used for bibliographic management and a competitor of EndNote and RefWorks.
DLTJ blog – among others – is following the law suit:
Reuters is claiming that George Mason is violating the terms of its license agreement by including a function in Zotero that will convert citation styles from the proprietary EndNote format to a format that can be used by Zotero. Reuters also asking for $10 million in damages for destroying the EndNote customer base.
Read more about the details of the lawsuit here from the same blog.