Latest court ruling states Oracle can be granted copyright protection for its Java APIs, opening up a legal precedent that could affect the thousands of APIs out there.
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While Google is trying to move for a mistrial for the copyrights segment of its legal battle over Java APIs with Oracle, it's time to move full steam ahead to the next round.
Google CEO Larry Page returned to a San Francisco court to take the stand as a witness in the legal battle between Google and Oracle over patents and copyrights related to Java.
Google CEO Larry Page evades questioning from Oracle's legal team over how much knowledge he had in regards to discussions about Java licensing.
HTC has won a temporary injunction against the German patent licensing firm IPCom, forcing it to stop threatening retailers with legal action for stocking HTC's 3G-capable products.The Taiwanese manufacturer said on Friday that IPCom's threats were "unjustified".
The US mobile network operator Verizon Wireless has stepped into the legal battle between Apple and Samsung, asking a Californian court not to ban Samsung's 4G Android devices over alleged patent infringement.In July, Apple filed with the US District Court for the Northern District of California for a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy S 4G, Infuse 4G and Droid Charge smartphones, as well as its Galaxy Tab 10.
The legal battle between Sony and LG hots up as a legal injunction comes into force banning the importation of the PS3 games console into Europe.
Real has filed an appeal in its legal battle with the Motion Picture Association of America, arguing that a judge erred when she agreed to a preliminary injunction to halt sales of a DVD-copying program called RealDVD.In legal documents filed in the U.
After months of delay, the ISO has finally published a standard for software asset management that may protect companies from legal and financial threats over licensing issues
Australian libraries are likely to continue resisting calls from Google to have their collections digitised and made available for search until the Web giant settles disputes with bodies representing copyright holders in the United States.A Google spokesperson told ZDNet Australia that although some local publishers have opened up their catalogues to the search giant, Australian libraries have so far resisted its overtures.
Linux Australia Pty Ltd has failed to gain control over a trademark and a domain name that was once linked with the company, after taking legal action in a South Australian court last week. Linux Australia Pty Ltd -- currently trading as Openera -- applied to Adelaide's district court for a legal injunction to force two estranged former business partners to hand control of the items back to the company.
Software maker says Big Blue kept hold of key evidence to delay a resolution to a long-running legal spat over copyrighted code.
In an effort to offer the same guarantees as commercial software, the open-source Java server software company will indemnify its customers from legal liability associated with its software.
Thanks to the 2001 Sun/Microsoft settlement regarding their legal dispute over the use of the Java Virtual Machine in the Microsoft environment, many corporations may be facing a problem of Y2K proportions. In fact, many companies may not even know that t
Federal judges deal a legal blow to Sun, tossing out most of a preliminary injunction requiring Microsoft to carry its rival's version of an interpreter for the Java programming language.
Sun expects major PC makers soon will begin bundling Sun's software for running Java programs on their computers--bypassing some of the legal problems with Microsoft.
A federal court has set a date of April 3 to hear Microsoft's appeal of a preliminary injunction requiring it to distribute Java software made by rival Sun Microsystems. Each side will have 20 minutes to present its case.
The software giant tells an appeals court that a requirement forcing it to ship Sun Microsystems' version of Java is "unprecedented" and must be overturned.
A storm brewing?
When Sun decided to launch a legal battle to maintain control of Java, it missed an opportunity to benefit from the investment and marketing muscle of Microsoft.
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