Oracle Unit Beefs Up IP Suit Over Google's Android

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 5:52 PM EDT) -- Oracle America Inc. has tacked on allegations to a patent and copyright infringement action against Google Inc., claiming the defendant lifted code for its Android smartphones directly from the plaintiff’s Java software.

Redwood City, Calif.-based Oracle America, known as Sun Microsystems Inc. before being bought up by Oracle Corp., lodged an amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday, following up on an initial complaint filed in August.

“In at least several instances, Android computer program code also was...
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