Oracle v. Google: How to Create Beautiful Closing Argument Slides

Oracle v. Google: How to Create Beautiful Closing Argument Slides

Oracle v. Google part 2 is raging on in California. This second trial in the saga again alleges copyright violations against Google in the creation of Android. Oracle is seeking damages for the “theft.” (Ars Technica has a great daily play-by-play summary.) I’m not too interested in the trial, since I think that Google’s engineers probably used…

Oracle Appeals

Oracle Appeals

In an interesting bit of news, Oracle submitted its brief in the Oracle v. Google appeal. Groklaw has the full coverage, but in essence, this brief is 89 mind-numbing pages of boredom that resembles something I would submit . . .  if I was being paid $1 gigamillizillion per hour by Oracle. I’m waiting for…

Don’t Believe the Hype, Oracle Will Pay More to Google

The internet, and a number of reputable sources, are blowing up about a story regarding the amount of attorney’s fees Oracle is paying Google for it’s Java patent infringement case. As I stated here, I don’t believe this story is correct, at least in whole. Yet, sources like this one, keep passing the information forward….

Oracle v. Google, Google Survives

The jury finally reached its verdict in the Oracle v. Google trial, but failed to reach an agreement on one of the most important elements of Oracle’s claim. The jury could not agree on the issue of whether Google’s use of the Java code constituted fair use in the infringement case. Interestingly enough, Judge Alsup advised the…