Judge Hacks Google's Court Costs, Orders Oracle To Pay $1M

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday awarded Google Inc. just $1 million of the $4 million in court costs it sought to collect from Oracle Corp. after winning their patent infringement dispute and denied Google's challenge to a minor copyright claim that went in Oracle's favor.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Tuesday partly granted Google’s request to have Oracle cover a $1 million fee owed to one of the court-appointed experts, but he denied the nearly $3 million Google requested for electronic discovery costs by...
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