Google Sued By Oracle Over Android: Patent Lawsuit Could Cost Search Giant ‘Billions’

Oracle Corp is seeking damages “in the billions of dollars” from Google Inc in a patent lawsuit over the smartphone market, according to a court filing.Oracle sued Google last year, claiming the Web search company’s Android mobile operating technology infringes Oracle’s Java patents. Oracle bought the Java programing language through its acquisition of Sun Microsystems in January 2010.To read this Reuters report in full, see:
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www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/16/google-oracle-lawsuit-android-patent_n_878606.htmlAlso see:Oracle seeks up to $6.1 billion in Google lawsuit
Oracle is seeking between $1.4 billion and $6.1 billion in a patent lawsuit against Google over the lucrative smartphone market, according to a court filing.Oracle sued Google last year, claiming the Web search company’s Android mobile operating technology infringes upon Oracle’s Java patents.
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