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Oracle v. Google Shows the Folly of U.S. Software Patent Law

April 24, 2012

Op-ed by EFF Staff Attorney Julie Samuels:

Oracle v. Google has all the ingredients of an epic, high-stakes courtroom battle: a damages claim of up to $1 billion over the use of Java in the popular Android operating system, testimony by both Larrys (CEOs Page and Ellison) in the first week alone, and, of course, the disposition of some interesting legal issues, not the least of them whether APIs can be copyrighted.

Monday, April 23, 2012
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