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6 Things To Know About High Court's Google-Oracle Ruling

Law360 (April 5, 2021, 9:38 PM EDT) -- After more than 10 years of litigation between Oracle and Google, the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the "copyright lawsuit of the decade" is finally here.

The Supreme Court on Monday found Google had made fair use of Oracle's software code, avoiding ruling on the question of the code's copyrightability in the long-running dispute. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) In a 6-2 decision issued Monday morning, the justices said that Google had made fair use of Oracle's software when it incorporated the code into the Android operating system, clearing Google of potentially billions of dollars in damages.

The ruling came after more than a...

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