Items tagged "Oracle v. Google"

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Supreme Court Gives Competition a Booster Shot in Landmark Fair Use Decision

April 6, 2021 API , Competition , Copyright , Fair Use , Google , Google v Oracle , Litigation , Oracle , Oracle v. Google , Supreme Court

I’m happy about the Supreme Court’s 6-2 decision in Google v. Oracle, affirming that Google’s reimplementation of the Java API for Android was a fair use and thus not copyright infringement. Google and Oracle’s competitions can breathe a sigh of relief, since a result that went the other way could have seriously inhibited the ability […]

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Public Knowledge Responds to Federal Circuit Ruling on Oracle v. Google

March 27, 2018 Copyright , Oracle v. Google , Patents

Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a ruling in the ongoing Oracle v. Google litigation. The case involves the Java programming language’s application programming interface (“API”). First, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned the district court and ruled that Oracle could assert a copyright over this API. Public Knowledge disagreed with this ruling.

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Antitrust Law and the Protection of Open Standards, Interoperability, and Competition

June 10, 2016 Antitrust , Antitrust Law , Arista v. Cisco , Litigation , Oracle v. Google

This is a guest blog post written for Public Knowledge by Rachel Frank, a student and researcher at the Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic at Stanford Law School.

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