UK High Court Says Oracle Gets 1st Marketing Rights

Law360, New York (June 28, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT) -- The U.K. Supreme Court handed Oracle Corp. a major win Wednesday, ruling that the California technology giant had the right to bring its products to the European market before resellers could offer those same products.

In a unanimous decision, the five justices sitting on the high court overturned an appeal decision in favor of U.K. technology hardware distributor M-Tech Data Inc., restoring a circuit court decision that awarded summary judgment to Sun Microsystems Inc., which was purchased by Oracle in 2010. 

The Supreme Court found that...
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