Oracle Wants Off Hook For Google's $4M Costs In IP Suit

Law360, New York (July 24, 2012, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Oracle American Inc. on Monday asked a California federal court to reject Google Inc.'s bid to have it cover $4 million in costs in a patent and copyright suit over Google's Android platform, saying it involved novel, complex issues and resulted in a mixed outcome.

Neither party prevailed on all claims in the closely watched case, in which Oracle claimed that Mountain View, Ca.-based Google infringed patents and copyrights covering Java application programming interface packages, Oracle said.

The lawsuit involved complicated issues regarding the copyrightability of...
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