With High Court Mum On Java Copyrights, Is Innovation Safe?

Law360, New York (July 1, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT) -- Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review the Federal Circuit ruling in Google Inc. v. Oracle America Inc. We asked our Voices of the Bar panel to share some thoughts on the implications for software innovation and interoperability. Here's what they said ...

Question: The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google v. Oracle. Many critics of the underlying Federal Circuit ruling worried that, if left in place, it would stifle innovation and harm interoperability. Do you think these concerns are valid?

Steven Wong, The Home Depot Inc.

I think the concerns are overstated. It is well-established...

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