Jury Finds Google’s Use Of Copyrighted Java Technology Was Fair Use
Mealey's (May 27, 2016, 8:44 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — On the fourth day of deliberations in the second copyright trial over Java-related technology between Oracle America Inc. and Google Inc., a California federal jury on May 26 found that Google’s use of Java structure, sequence and organization (SSO) in its Android operating system constituted fair use under the Copyright Act (Oracle America Inc. v. Google Inc., No. 3:10-cv-03561, N.D. Calif.).
(Verdict available. Document #24-160616-006V.)
Oracle, successor to Sun Microsystems, first sued Google before U.S. Judge William Alsup of the Northern...