Google urges U.S. high court to end Oracle copyright case

By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to free it from a billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010.

Reuters January 25, 2019 03:05:51 IST
Google urges U.S. high court to end Oracle copyright case

Google urges US high court to end Oracle copyright case

By Jan Wolfe

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to free it from a billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010.

Google urged the high court to rule that its copying of Oracle's Java programming language to create the Android operating system was permissible under U.S. copyright law.

(Reporting by Jan Wolfe; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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