Oracle Faces IP Suit Over WebLogic Server

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Enterprise data solutions company Thought Inc. slapped Oracle Corp. with a patent lawsuit in California on Wednesday, accusing Oracle of “massive” infringement and targeting several versions of Oracle Weblogic Server and other products. 

Thought said it invented a middleware mapping layer for saving object and table information using Java programming language, and incorporated its innovations into its CocoBase product, which was introduced in 1997.

Over the years, Thought received well more than 100 emails from addresses associated with Oracle and Sun Microsystems — which Oracle acquired...
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