CADcourt reports that Autodesk's juried trial against SolidWorks won't begin until January 2010. Even then, I suspect procedural delays will make that date much more distant. As CADcourt's Owen Wengerd notes, this is "Christmas for Lawyers."
This case's corporate out-of-touchness with customers astounds me. As Joe The Drafter reportedly worried, "I just don't know what to do, what with that orange rectangle and everything. I kinda worry what my business is gonna do while those guys wait a few years to figure out if my CAD software can still use DWG files."
Shown below: portion of a drawing of an alumina vacuum pump hand-drafted by my dad in 1966. No Array command was used in the making of this drawing.