2 Ex-Sun CEOs Differ On Google's Java Use In Oracle Trial

Law360, San Francisco (April 26, 2012, 8:29 PM EDT) -- Former Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz told a jury Thursday that Google didn't need a license to incorporate Java into its Android platform, as Oracle Corp. says it did, but that stance was contradicted by his Sun predecessor, Scott McNealy, who testified later that Google threatened company profits.

The two former heads of Sun, which was acquired by Oracle in 2010, offered differing views on how their company licensed its intellectual property and opined about the impact Android's development had on Sun — both good and...
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