“A U.S. judge has largely sided with Oracle Corp. over how several technical terms will be defined in its patent fight over Google Inc’s Android software, according to a tentative ruling,” Dan Levine reports for Reuters.
“Claim construction orders define the scope of a party’s patent rights, and thus can often shape the course of the litigation,” Levine reports. “Oracle sued Google last year, claiming the Web search company’s Android mobile operating technology infringes on Oracle’s Java patents.”
Levine reports, “The claim construction order released on Wednesday by U.S. District Judge William Alsup construes terms in three of the seven patents in the case. Out of five technical terms at issue, Alsup opted for Oracle’s interpretation of four. The judge wrote his own construction for another one.”
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