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Google cleared of Java patent allegations

Thursday 24 May 2012 | 09:18 CET | News
A federal jury in the US ruled that Google didn't infringe Oracle's patents on Java technology, the Wall Street Journal reports. Oracle sued Google in August 2010, alleging that the Android mobile software infringes patents and copyrights that protect Java. The verdict marks the end of the second, patent phase of the trial. A third phase, to determine whatever damages Google may owe, will wait until proceedings resume 29 May. The first part of the trial, which had covered Oracle's claims that Google infringed copyrights that protect Java, ended with a mixed verdict. It found that Google

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Oracle
Countries: World
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