Platinum Software Becomes Epicor

Platinum Software Corp., which was sued last year by an Illinois company with a similar name, said Monday that it has changed its name to Epicor Software Corp. The Irvine-based business software developer said that its Nasdaq stock symbol will be changed to EPIC effective today. Platinum Software was sued by Platinum Technology International Inc., which claimed a trademark right to use of the “Platinum” name.

For the record:

12:00 a.m. May 5, 1999 For the Record
Los Angeles Times Wednesday May 5, 1999 Orange County Edition Business Part C Page 10 Financial Desk 2 inches; 37 words Type of Material: Correction
Software lawsuit--Platinum Software Corp. filed a lawsuit last year against an Illinois company with a similar name. As part of a settlement, Platinum changed its name to Epicore Software this week. A story Tuesday misidentified the plaintiff in the lawsuit.