Oracle's opening statement vs. Google: 91 slides

Summary:Arguing that "Android is not a clean room implementation," Oracle said that Google copied Java code.

Oracle kicked off its Java patent and copyright lawsuit against Google and its Android mobile operating system with a 91 page slide deck.

The presentation, which was provided by Oracle as a link ahead of opening statements, outlines the company's lawsuit over Android. Oracle's argument is that Android is a rip-off of Java and it wants compensation and damages.

For those paying attention to Oracle lawsuits---notably the TomorrowNow case vs. SAP---the presentation sounds familiar. Oracle goes for the jugular.

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Oracle makes extensive use of email excerpts in the presentation and quotes Google executives arguing that they need to work around Java or plow through it and worry about the consequences later. Arguing that "Android is not a clean room implementation," Oracle said that Google copied Java code. In addition, Oracle argued that Google harmed the Java community by fragmenting the code with Android.

Here are a few of the slides Oracle uses to make its case:

Topics: Android, Google, Hardware, Mobile OS, Mobility, Open Source, Oracle, Security, Smartphones, Software Development

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