Friday, February 24, 2012

Groklaw - Oracle v. Google - More Bad News for Oracle on the Patent Validity Front

Bad news for Oracle’s IP lawyers

It makes one wonder whether Oracle wouldn't be better off withdrawing its patent infringement claims and proceeding only on the copyright claims. The court would likely insist that Oracle withdraw the patent claims with prejudice, meaning Oracle could not reassert the seven patents originally asserted in this case, but that would not preclude Oracle from bringing another patent infringement suit in the future against Google ... provided it can find any of the Sun patents that are valid.

Groklaw - Oracle v. Google - More Bad News for Oracle on the Patent Validity Front

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