The jury in the Oracle v. Google case has found that Android does not infringe on the eight claims concerning two patents (RE38,104 and 6,061,520) Oracle owns. Judge Alsup has dismissed the jury, and after a long trial they are now finished in their part of the proceedings. Now, the real work for Judge Alsup begins. The last verdict, in which the jury found that Android did infringe on the structure, sequence, and organization (SSO) of 37 Java APIs, still needs so attention, as the jury could not agree if these should be covered under fair-use rules, so Judge Alsup will have to determine that.
The patent lawsuit between Google and Oracle’s over the use of Java in Android was, for all intents and purposes, won by Google. There are still a few loose ends for the judge in the suit, William Alsup, to take care of before the c... Read Post
Just over a week ago, the jury began deliberations on the ongoing patent infringement case between Google and Oracle. After waiting in the wings, with bated breath, the verdict is finally in, as Judge Alsup has this afternoon dismis... Read Post