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Oracle's Reply to Google's Answer with Counterclaims

Dec 02, 2010, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"Oracle has now filed its Reply to Google's Answer with Counterclaims to Oracle's Amended Complaint.

"And now that I've read all three documents, I think I've finally understood what it's about, at least the big picture. It's an intriguing case. Standard wisdom would indicate that Google would settle, pay up, and move on. From that viewpoint, Google's filing would be mostly positioning for settlement purposes.

"But nothing in patent law is normal right now, so if Google is interested in getting these patents tossed overboard in a way that could have broader implications for software patents, they might decide to go all the way with this."

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