SAP Owes Oracle $1.3B Over Stolen Software, 9th Circ. Told
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (May 13, 2014, 6:22 PM ET) -- Oracle Corp. urged the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to restore a jury verdict ordering SAP AG to pay $1.3 billion in damages for infringing Oracle's software copyrights, arguing that the verdict was well supported by trial evidence and a lower court was wrong to slash the award by a billion dollars.
Attorneys for Oracle argued that if the panel won't reinstate the full award, it should order a new trial between Oracle and SAP, focusing on damages. After U.S. District Court Judge Phyllis Hamilton found that...