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Google Will Pay Oracle $0 In Statutory Damages Over Java Patents Case

Google Will Pay Oracle $0 In Statutory Damages Over Java Patents Case

The case between Google and Oracle has pretty much come to an end except for Oracle. While others deemed the case as unlikely to bring any good to Oracle, Oracle still proceeded with it and the result is that it was allowed statutory damages, to a very minute tune, by the court to get from Google. However, Oracle isn’t ready to give up yet.

By On June 21, 2012 Respond
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Google Stands Victorious In Patent Infringement Case Against Oracle

Google Stands Victorious In Patent Infringement Case Against Oracle

The case between Oracle and Google has dragged on for a while. The court had to determine whether or not Google had used Java APIs in the Android software and that were such infringements covered under fair use. While the jury did agree to the former, it was unsure to the latter question. Now, though, the jury has come out with a decision and it is in favor of Google, ruling that Google didn’t infringe Oracle’s patents.

By On May 24, 2012 Respond
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Oracle Refused Share In Android Profits, Tries To Reach Agreement With Google

Oracle Refused Share In Android Profits, Tries To Reach Agreement With Google

The last time we updated you about the Android IP Trial which is basically a legal tussle between Google and Oracle, it seemed that Oracle hadn’t gained much from the case. It was awarded only statutory damages for the infringement which the court ruled Google did commit. But statutory damages are too tiny a sum to make any difference to Oracle. Naturally, the company wanted to go after a share in Android’s profits.

By On May 14, 2012 Respond
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Google Infringed Oracle Copyrights But May Be Protected Under Fair Use

Google Infringed Oracle Copyrights But May Be Protected Under Fair Use

Google and Oracle have been locked in a bitter legal feud over the issue of Google’s use of Java APIs in Android software. Surprisingly, the case had proceeded at a fairly fast pace and now, the jury is out with the verdict. According to the verdict, Google did violate Oracle’s copyrights. However, the jury was unsure as to whether or not Google was entitled to this by making fair use of the Java APIs.

By On May 8, 2012 Respond
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Android IP Trial: Oracle Tackles Google With The Testimony Of Sun’s Co-Founder

Android IP Trial: Oracle Tackles Google With The Testimony Of Sun’s Co-Founder

Google has been intelligent enough to discern that bringing Sun’s former CEO to testify in favor of Google would mean a lot to the Google vs Oracle case. While Schwartz’s testimony did have a significant impact, Oracle was quick to counter it by calling in Sun’s co-founder Scott McNealy, who naturally supported Oracle and spoke in its favor.

By On April 27, 2012 Respond
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Sun’s Former CEO, Jonathan Schwartz Speaks In Favor Of Google

Sun’s Former CEO, Jonathan Schwartz Speaks In Favor Of Google

The trial of the ongoing legal case between Google and Oracle over Java APIs’ infringement has taken a rather interesting twist. Oracle acquired Java when it acquired Sun since Sun created Java. But now, former CEO of Sun, Jonathan Schwartz, has appeared in the trial and spoken in favor of Google, stating that Java, and its APIs, were meant to be free.

By On April 27, 2012 Respond
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Android Chief Andy Rubin Records His Testimony In Oracle Case

Android Chief Andy Rubin Records His Testimony In Oracle Case

The legal case between Google and Oracle has been going forward pretty swiftly. Initially, a number of personnel from both companies came to the stand to record their testimonies. And now, Android chief Andy Rubin came forward to record his testimony in the copyright portion of the trial. Rubin was of the opinion that his team at Google never believed they need a Java license from Sun.

By On April 26, 2012 Respond
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Google’s Chief Java Architect Admits That He May Have Copied Sun’s Code

Google’s Chief Java Architect Admits That He May Have Copied Sun’s Code

The legal tussle between Google and Oracle has taken a strange twist as both seem equally responsible in the whole fiasco. Google didn’t really buy the license for using Java code whereas Oracle has been meddling with the Android platform and apparently, decided to get money out of Google a little too late. Now, Google’s chief Java Architect, Joshua Bloch has admitted that he may have copied some of the code used in Android.

By On April 21, 2012 Respond
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