Oracle Backed By 32 Amicus Briefs In Google Copyright War

By Bill Donahue (February 19, 2020, 9:21 PM EST) -- An eye-popping 32 amicus briefs supporting Oracle have been filed at the U.S. Supreme Court in the company's copyright battle against Google, including from the federal government, Hollywood studios, major record labels, former lawmakers and conservative think tanks.

The flood of briefs filed ahead of a Wednesday deadline — which added to 26 such briefs filed last month in favor of Google — highlights the broad outside interest in the case, which is set to answer novel legal questions about software and copyright law and could have sweeping implications for the technology industry.

In its filing, the federal government urged the...

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