A long-standing battle between the two tech giants is potentially at an end, resulting in Oracle winning limited damages — or opting for a retrial.
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A federal judge has backed Oracle's position against third-party support vendor Rimini Street in rulings over defamation claims and copyright theft.
The structure, sequence and organisation of the 37 Java APIs in question during the Oracle v. Google trial are not copyrightable, according to Judge William Alsup in his ruling on Thursday afternoon.
The Oracle v. Google jury still looks lost in deliberations over a verdict in the patent phase of the lawsuit.
Rather than 12 Angry Men, proceedings are starting to play out more like And Then There Were None in the Oracle versus Google case.
Despite the lack of a clear decision by the jury in the Oracle-Google lawsuit, , there's bad news for Google as a company whatever the end result and whatever damages Google ends up paying for infringement. There are some basic business issues it keeps getting wrong.
Oracle's situation in its intellectual-property legal battle against Google is looking bleaker by the day.
Oracle and Google's attorneys battle it out in the face of a potential mistrial on whether or not fair use can be even used as an argument in this lawsuit.
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.
Oracle's counsel posited to the jury that this case comes down to one simple question: can one company use another company's property without permission?
In rebuttal arguments, Oracle's lawyers have tried to convey that Google was lazy and taking the easy way out by using Java APIs when developing Android.
Oracle's case is as dead now as when it began. Like SCO with its insane attacks against IBM and Linux, Oracle doesn't have a leg to stand on in its Google litigation.
Oracle's Safra Catz tries to refute Google's claims that Oracle initiated the lawsuit because it couldn't compete in the mobile OS market.
A look at Google's presentation outlining how it will fight back against Oracle's claims that it owes money for copying Java code
Oracle claims that Google appropriated the Java API fror Android and that money is due. That's not the way the law has worked in the past, nor how it should in the future
Google chief executive Larry Page has taken the stand again in the legal battle between his company and Oracle over the use of patents in Android
A selection of slides from Oracle's 91-page presentation to court, designed to push its claim that Google needs to pay it billions of dollars for using Java technology in Android
Both Google and Oracle's CEOs have been named as witnesses by Oracle in its lawsuit over patent and copyright infringement claims surrounding Java and Android.
Enterprise software giant Oracle Inc. is being sued by one of its investors due to a former lawsuit.
Instead of billions, Oracle will be lucky to get above $100-million in its Java patent lawsuit against Google Android.
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