Google wins its Java case against Oracle (again), saves billions in fees — for now

by Greg Sterling
Oracle was seeking roughly $9 billion in licensing fees and damages from Google for the use of Java APIs in Android. However, earlier today a jury found that Google’s use of Java constituted “Fair Use” under US copyright law. Fair Use is a defense to a claim of copyright infringement. Usually it is invoked when copyrighted work is used for educational, journalistic, creative ...Read the full article