Oracle's Copyright Claim Tossed In Google IP Row

Law360, New York (May 31, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT) -- Oracle Corp. suffered another blow Thursday in its battle with Google Inc. over the Android mobile device software when a California federal judge tossed its copyright claim dealing with the Java application programming interface, finding Google had replicated only the portions of the software that are allowed for such use.

In a ruling that considered whether the portions of the API that Google had replicated from the Java system, used in Google’s Android software platform, could be protected by copyright, U.S. District Judge William Alsup said...
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