Rimini Takes Oracle Copyright Fight To 9th Circ.

By Bill Donahue (October 20, 2016, 2:47 PM EDT) -- Rimini Street Inc. is heading to the Ninth Circuit to appeal Oracle USA Inc.'s $88 million jury win against the software maintenance firm for copyright infringement.

Rimini, which provides a cheaper version of the support services that Oracle sells to users of its popular enterprise software, was hit with a $50 million verdict last year for improperly downloading and using Oracle's copyrighted programs. Attorneys' fees totaling $46 million and $27.7 million in interest were later tacked on.

Rimini has said it will voluntarily pay $35.6 million for "innocently infringing" the software, but on Wednesday the company formally launched an appeal to...

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