SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) After five
full days of deliberation, federal jurors in California issued a partial
verdict yesterday in the closely watched copyright dispute over defendant Google
Inc.'s Android software platform ( Oracle America Inc. v. Google Inc. ,
No. 10-3561, N.D. Calif.;...
By Fitch Even attorney Alisa C. Simmons
On May 31, 2012, the district court for the Northern District of California issued a decision in Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc. , a significant case in copyright law. The court held that copyright cannot protect the names used in the Java programming language...