New details about Oracle trial against Google

New details about Oracle trial against Google

Given the huge profits that Google was due to Android, no one can say that the lawsuit Oracle is quite fair. After the District Judge William Asalp, ruled that the API does not fall under the protection of intellectual property, the decision was reversed the Court of Appeal by Oracle, that led to the current state of affairs.

The ongoing conflict between Google and Oracle over Java use in Android raging for quite some time, and the action seems to be approaching a climax, where the company will meet in the jury to determine what compensation Oracle can get.

New details about Oracle trial against Google

Given the huge profits that Google was due to Android, no one can say that the lawsuit Oracle is quite fair. After the District Judge William Asalp, ruled that the API does not fall under the protection of intellectual property, the decision was reversed the Court of Appeal by Oracle, that led to the current state of affairs.

In such a situation, it seems quite natural that the two technology giants will undergo an interview with the jury to check for possible conflicts of interest. However, US District Judge William Asalp, announced that it will not happen.

While such validation jury is quite common for such cases, the judge called on both parties to refrain for a number of reasons. Firstly, the fact that the jury had already checked, can cause them to refrain from their own research. Checking the jury will give an opportunity for manipulation by Google and Oracle. The final, and most obvious reason that the judge indicated, is the protection of privacy of jurors.

Well, it seems, even the district court is going to accelerate the process as much as possible, because without that the company does not delay the process for one month. And in such a situation, where companies are most excluded from the effects of a decision, it will be interesting to find out what it’s all over.

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