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Post date: Fri Oct 26, 2012
Dr. Andrea Ferri, the Italian bankruptcy trustee for the Fallimento Think3 bankruptcy in Bologna, Italy, recently sought relief from an intellectual property court in Bologna asking that Versata be enjoined from selling the Think3 software suite throughout the European Union.  The Italian Court rejected Ferri’s application and ordered the Italian trustee to pay Versata its costs and fees associated with the proceeding. Therefore, Versata has full rights to its intellectual property outside of Italy.      In July 2011, the Bankruptcy Court of Bologna, at the...
Post date: Thu Aug 30, 2012
Versata Wins Again: Japanese Court Agrees that Versata is the Sole Owner of the Think3 Software Suite Having already lost in the United States, the UAE, and in Germany, Dr. Andrea Ferri, the Italian bankruptcy trustee for the Fallimento Think3 bankruptcy in Bologna, Italy, initiated a last-ditch legal battle in Japan.  On July 31, 2012, he lost again, and Versata scored yet another victory, solidifying even further the international consensus that, outside of China, Versata is the exclusive owner worldwide of all of Think3’s intellectual property, including all of its software....
Post date: Wed Jan 25, 2012
Valued Think3 Customers, We are pleased to announce an addition to the Executive team for the Think3 division of Versata Enterprises, Shannon Willems.  Effective immediately, Shannon is taking on the role of General Manager and will be your primary executive contact for key high-level events such as bi-annual Customer Success calls, Quarterly Virtual User Conferences and executive escalations. Shannon is uniquely qualified to take on this role as he holds the GM title for several other divisions of Versata Enterprises.  Leveraging synergies across products and services...
Post date: Wed Nov 30, 2011
Announcing New ThinkDesign and ThinkPLM Release – version 2011.6Versata is excited to announce the release of version 2011.6 for thinkDesign and thinkPLM.  This is the first integrated release of the two products in nearly three years.  Click here to download the new release. Customers with both thinkDesign and thinkPLM can now safely upgrade to a current version, taking advantage of several years of improvements.  Platinum customers can take advantage of a managed upgrade free of additional charge.  Click here to learn more about managed upgrades.2011.6 Enhancements...
Post date: Thu Nov 03, 2011
Message from GMDear Customers and Partners,Now that global courts have spoken, and Versata's ownership of the think3 IP is no longer in question, I am excited to extend these exciting offers for customers. It's our way of saying thank you for your patience over the past several months.These offers allow you to upgrade from base packages to our high end packages, add valuable software modules, or even purchase our Windows-based PLM system at up to 80% discounts. We are making this offer because we value long-term, successful customer relationships, and we want our customers using more of our...
Post date: Thu Oct 27, 2011
Dear WOW Support customer,We have made a few changes to how you access Versata WOW Support to make it easier for you to use our support system in the future.  The changes to our support portal site and support email addresses are noted below.What will change?The Versata WOW Support portal to create tickets will be http://support.versata.comTo create a ticket via email, send the details to support@versata.com.  When creating a ticket by email, please include the product name, version, and issue in the subject line, and provide details of the issue in the body of the emailTo add...
Post date: Fri Oct 21, 2011
Dear Valued Customers and Partners,We are pleased to share a press release that was sent out on October 21, 2011 regarding a Federal court ruling in Dubai that confirms Versata as the exclusive owner of Think3's intellectual property. Thank you for your patience over the past several months on these matters.  As global courts validate Versata's rightful ownership of the think3 products and intellectual property, we can again focus 100% of our efforts on your success with the products.  Please contact your account manager with any questions you may have...
Post date: Thu Sep 29, 2011
Decisive Victory in Long Legal Battle Resolves Customer ConfusionSeptember 29, 2011Customers and Partners,I am very pleased to announce that on the morning of September 12, 2011, the US Courts issued a formal order confirming that “Versata is the exclusive owner worldwide (excluding only China) of all right, title and interest in and to all of the Intellectual Property” of think3.  The order further confirms that Versata has “fully performed all of its obligations” and that Versata’s ownership of think3’s Intellectual Property “is in full force and effect and has never been revoked.”...
Post date: Thu Jul 21, 2011
ThinkDesign Version 2011.5 Now Available Versata is excited to announce that ThinkDesign version 2011.5 in now available. Our global development team has been working hard to ensure that 2011.5 is a high-quality release. The proof is in the product - we are making a demo version of this release instantly available to any customer so that you can see for yourself. Simply fill out the form here to receive the download location. We are also continuing work on the soon-to-be available Enterprise version of all core products, which will be higher quality, dramatically faster and remarkably easier...
Post date: Thu Jun 30, 2011
Dear think3 Customers and Partners, As of June 28th, we are informed that the Chief Restructuring Officer of think3, Inc. regained control of the think3 web domain.  We were pleased to see the recent communication on think3.com, which validates that the license agreement between think3 and Versata FZ-LLC remains in “full force and effect.”   For Versata customer, partner and product information, please visit www.think3.versata.com.  As we have said all along, Versata is financially sound, and we are deeply focused on customer success. If you have questions or...
Post date: Thu Jun 02, 2011
Dear think3 Customers and Partners,In my last message, I promised to update you on the actions we are taking to protect  your  investment  in  the  Versata  think3  products,  whether  you’ve contracted with Versata or not at this point.  As we have previously described, Versata purchased the think3 IP from think3, Inc. back in October.  This sale is now being disputed by the Italian branch, which recently was placed into bankruptcy.  Nevertheless, we are very confident that the Courts will confirm Versata’s ownership in the coming...
Post date: Mon May 23, 2011
Dear think3 Customers and Partners,I look forward to having the current IP ownership questions behind us so we can all focus on more productive matters. For now, let me reassure that we are very confident in our case, and we are using all legal and commercial means at our disposal to protect our investment and to assert our rights. I will share more detail on our legal activity later this week. In the interim, I’d like to update you on upcoming product releases, and share some important assurances we are making to protect your investment in the products.We continue to make progress...
Post date: Wed May 11, 2011
Dear think3 Customers and Partners, I would like to take an opportunity to share some important details about Versata with you. Many Customers and partners I have met with have questions about IP ownership and different entities related to Versata. It has become clear to me the need to share some details about who we are, and why I believe the future of Versata’s think3 products are bright under our leadership.Let me start with an apology. Versata is not a public-relations-focused company. We focus on developing great code, and obsessively measuring ourselves against customer success. To...
Post date: Thu May 05, 2011
 Dear think3 Customers & Partners,I wanted to share with you a couple of updates as I continue my travels around Europe.I first wanted to thank all the customers who have expressed support for us and our efforts to ensure the think3 products thrive. Needless to say, the last couple of weeks have been confusing for all of us, and we really appreciate the understanding and patience you have all shown.I also wanted to comment on the latest development from the Italian administrator, who is now claiming that think3 is “back in business,” despite the fact that think3, Inc. is a U.S....
Post date: Wed May 04, 2011
Dear think3 Customers and Partners,My name is Austin Scee, and I have recently been appointed as the General Manager of the think3 Products Division of Versata. I’m writing both to introduce myself and provide some clarity on the recent confusing series of events, including the bankruptcy proceeding with the Italian branch of think3.As I write this, I have just landed in Madrid to begin two weeks of on-site meetings with customers all over Europe. I am energized about what I am hearing from customers and about the future of the think3 products.I look forward to sharing our vision of rebirth...

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