Oracle Ex-Pres. Says Bilked Software Worth Billions

Law360, New York (November 4, 2010, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The former co-president of Oracle Corp. testified before a federal jury Thursday that the Silicon Valley giant would have sought billions of dollars in licensing fees from SAP AG had its rival asked to negotiate for, rather than illegally use, its lucrative business management software.

Charles Phillips, who resigned from Oracle last month, told an eight-member jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that if Oracle had been approached by SAP to negotiate for a license, it would have asked for...
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