High-Stakes Oracle, Google Android IP Trial Postponed

Law360, New York (October 19, 2011, 6:19 PM EDT) -- The landmark patent trial between Google Inc. and Oracle Corp. over Android smartphone technology that was set to kick off at the end of the month has been delayed indefinitely, a California federal judge said Wednesday.

The trial was scheduled to begin on Halloween, but U.S. District Judge William Alsup vacated the trial date due to an unrelated criminal trial that is expected to last for months, according to the order vacating dates for the final pretrial conference and jury trial.

The move to delay the...
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