Pirates of Silicon Valley: Oracle awarded $1.3 billion in damages

November 26, 2010 Notsince Apple Computer, Inc. vs. Microsoft Corporation (1994) have we witnessed such wide implications in intellectual property law. In a resounding verdict that pushed Oracle shares up by 1.5 percent, the jury of the District Court of Oakland, California awarded the Oracle Corporation $1.3 billion (Rs. 5,921 crore) in damages as a result of copyright infringement by German competitor SAP AG reports, AM Law Daily.

Boies, Schiller & Flexner advised Oracle with founding-Partner David Boies, along with Partner Geoffrey Howard of Bingham McCutchen.

Jones Day represented SAP with a team led by Robert Mittelstaedt.

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