On Thursday, Google’s long protracted battle with Oracle ended in Google’s favor when a jury of 10 people found in Google’s favor. The details of Oracle v. Google go all the way back to 2010, when Oracle filed suit against Google, arguing...Show More Summary
This week’s Android Circuit includes hints at the Galaxy Note 6's new security features, details on the Galaxy S7 Active, Google's new approach to Android updates, the verdict in Oracle vs Google, OnePlus's new handset prices, a concept car built around Android OS, Pebble's return to Kickstarter, and more details on Project Ara.
Developers shouldn't celebrate Google's win in this hard-fought copyright case.
A jury has ruled that Google’s use of Oracle’s Java software in the creation of Android constitutes fair use and is therefore not a copyright violation. Oracle filed the lawsuit against Google in 2012 at which time a jury handed down a partial verdict. Show More Summary
If you didn’t already know the jury’s decision in Oracle’s long-running lawsuit against Google, you wouldn’t have been able to guess it from looking at either company’s legal team yesterday. Moments after the verdict was read, both sets of high-powered intellectual property lawyers huddled up and spoke softly, without any outward signs that Oracle had just lost… Read More
On Thursday the two-week trial between Oracle and Google ended when a federal jury found that Google's re-use of 37 Java APIs in the development of its Android operating system is protected by "fair use" according to Stephanie
The court deemed Android's use of the Oracle programming language Java as legal under copyright law.
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Google has prevailed in the copyright infringement case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android. Had the verdict gone the other way, it could have cost Google as much as $9 billion. Oracle will appeal the decision, but if it stands it sets a lofty precedent for [...]
Oracle's loses copyright lawsuit against Google, software gains new "fair use" provisions. Developers should go make more stuff
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Oracle lost its case against Google and Google's use of Java in Android yesterday. A jury found that Google's use of Java APIs in Android was considered fair use, despite Oracle's claims to the contrary.
The International Trade Commission will investigate U.S. Steel's complaints about Chinese companies' alleged theft of trade secrets. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says an eight-justice court isn't tenable. And Google triumphs against Oracle in a $9B copyright suit. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.
A jury found that Google's use of the Java programming language in Android is legal, in a patent battle that lasted some six years. Oracle, which owns Java, argued that Google stole code to build a mobile operating system that ended up being the most popular smartphone OS in the world. Show More Summary
Google Wins Copyright Dispute With Oracle | Court Rules Against Imposed Arbitration | Gawker’s Founder Criticizes Campaign Against Company
Google wins in a long-standing Oracle trial over copyright issues.