State Of Oregon Wins Dismissal Of Copyright Infringement Claims

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 9:19 AM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Ore. — Allegations by Oracle America Inc. that the State of Oregon infringed its copyrighted software were rejected Jan. 13 by an Oregon federal judge, on the basis of sovereign immunity (Oracle America Inc. v. The Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Corporation, et al., No. 14-1279, D. Ore.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3484).

(Decision available. Document #16-150116-020Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Anna J. Brown of the District of Oregon, contrary to the position advanced by Oracle, the state did not waive its sovereign immunity from Oracle’s...
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