Oracle Loses Bid For Review Of Tossed $1.3B SAP Verdict

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 5:49 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday denied Oracle Corp.'s request for a review of a September order that tossed a jury's $1.3 billion verdict against SAP AG in a copyright infringement suit over SAP's acquisition of a now-defunct subsidiary.

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton said in her September order that the award of hypothetical license damages was grossly excessive, and said in Friday's order that Oracle had failed to provide sufficient evidence to convince her that an interlocutory appeal — which is only conducted in exceptional...
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