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Oracle Wins Nothing In Google Copyright Suit

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In the ongoing battle that is the Oracle versus Google lawsuit, Oracle has now agreed that Google owes nothing for copyright infringement.  Not exactly, but sort of. To recap, Oracle sued Google for both patent infringement and copyright infringement over Google’s Android smartphone operating system. By the end, a jury found that Google did infringe… Continue Reading

Oracle Forced To Drop Software Patents To Pursue Software Copyrights

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Recall that Oracle sued Google for both copyright infringement and patent infringement based, allegedly, on Google’s use of the JAVA technology in the Android phone operating system.  At the time that suit was filed, I’m certain the thinking was that those Oracle software patents would be the strongest part of the case.  That’s what everyone… Continue Reading

Oracle Advances Software Copyrights, Drops Patent Claims Against Google

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I frequently blog about the benefits of software copyrights over software patents.  I’ve also mentioned how Oracle is leading the charge in terms of promoting its software copyrights more than its software patents. Nowhere is it more apparent that software patents are the new thing, and software patents are out, than in the Oracle v…. Continue Reading