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May 8, 2012
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Copyrights, APIs, and Oracle vs Google

We still don’t know what will happen with Oracle’s accusations that Google violated its patents. Given that Oracle itself doesn’t value the two remaining patents as being worth much, that decision won’t matter much. No, the real question is what … Continue reading

March 21, 2012
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Oracle’s Google Android patent lawsuit cut down to size

Instead of extracting billions from Google for violating its Java software patents in Android, Oracle will be lucky to get over a $100-million from its intellectual property (IP) lawsuit. That’s chump change by mega-company standards. Taking into consideration the legal … Continue reading

September 22, 2011
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Oracle vs. Google Android, Java lawsuit settlement talks will go no-where

You can order CEOs to mediation, but you can’t make them agree. U.S. District Judge William Alsup may have gotten Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page into a courtroom to try to get them to settle Oracle’s … Continue reading