Oracle Can Use Google Email In Android IP Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 8:43 PM EDT) -- Oracle Corp. can use an internal Google Inc. email in a landmark patent suit involving the two computing giants over Android smartphone technology, a California federal judge said Thursday.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup affirmed an Aug. 26 ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu ordering Google to turn over the draft email and additional versions by a Google engineer to Oracle. Google had claimed the judge erred when she found that the company hadn't demonstrated the email was subject to attorney-client privilege or work product...
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