Oracle Demands HP Drop Its Suit Against Ex-Exec

Law360, New York (July 28, 2011, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Oracle Corp. demanded Tuesday that Hewlett-Packard Co. drop its trade secrets suit in California court against a former sales executive now with Oracle, after court filings revealed an alleged downloading of sensitive documents was done not by the executive but by HP.

In a demand letter sent to HP, Oracle said the plaintiff had no basis for its claims against Adrian Jones — the former senior vice president for HP's enterprise storage, servers and networking business in the Asia-Pacific region — now that it has conceded...
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