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By Jonathan Randles
Law360, Los Angeles (May 24, 2012, 10:07 PM ET) -- Google Inc.'s victory over Oracle Corp.'s patent infringement claims related to the Android mobile device platform may cause rival technology companies to think twice before challenging the search giant in the future, as Google has continued to bolster its already formidable patent portfolio in recent months, attorneys said Thursday.
In a unanimous verdict handed down Wednesday, a San Francisco federal jury found that Google's Android platform doesn't infringe U.S. Patent Numbers 6,061,520 and RE 38,104. The decision was the culmination of more than two years of...