Hewlett Packard Enterprise Beats Oracle Copyright Suit

Law360 (January 29, 2019, 5:36 PM EST) -- A San Francisco federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a copyright lawsuit filed by Oracle Corp. accusing Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. of selling unauthorized updates to Oracle software.

Barring a successful appeal, the ruling will end a lawsuit that claimed HPE offered illegal updates for Oracle’s Solaris operating system as part of a scheme concocted by Terix Computer Co. Inc. — a company that has already agreed to pay $57.7 million to settle a separate case filed by Oracle.

The reasons for the ruling in HPE's favor are unclear. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar granted a motion for summary judgment...

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