-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, Q+lzNL6oamZVLWAwJ/rQqR3t/lEajKUq3YDBS3LQ95ipp83GdRr93lR6TyoV7WI2 il0STj1xqbN7KrYokBbSkA== 0001144204-08-043346.txt : 20080801 0001144204-08-043346.hdr.sgml : 20080801 20080801134148 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001144204-08-043346 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20080728 ITEM INFORMATION: Other Events FILED AS OF DATE: 20080801 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20080801 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: VERTICAL COMPUTER SYSTEMS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001099509 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE [7372] IRS NUMBER: 880441551 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 000-28685 FILM NUMBER: 08984445 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 201 MAIN STREET STREET 2: SUITE 1175 CITY: FORT WORTH STATE: TX ZIP: 76102 BUSINESS PHONE: 3236584211 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 201 MAIN STREET STREET 2: SUITE 1175 CITY: FORT WORTH STATE: TX ZIP: 76102 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: SCIENTIFIC FUEL TECHNOLOGY INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19991122 8-K 1 v121651_8k.htm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  July 28, 2008
 
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
000-28685
 
65-0393635
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
101 West Renner Road, Suite 300
Richardson, Texas
 
75082
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
(817) 348-8717
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
N/A
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
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Section 8 - Other Events

Item 8.01. Other Events.

Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) has settled the patent infringement claim that the Company initiated in federal court against Microsoft Corporation. This matter has previously been disclosed under the heading “Legal Proceedings” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-KSB for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007.

Pursuant to the confidential settlement agreement, the Company has granted to Microsoft a non-exclusive, fully paid-up license under the patent which was the subject of the legal proceeding.

 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
Vertical Computer
Systems, Inc.
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
Date: August 1, 2008
By:
/s/ Richard Wade
 
 
 
Richard Wade, President &
 
 
Chief Executive Officer
           
 

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