Topic: lawsuits

Google wins new case over API fair use

In a unanimous decision this afternoon, the jury in the latest iteration of the round of Oracle versus Google litigation, which began six years ago, found Google’s reimplementation of Java APIs to be fair use. While tangled in legal technicalities, at the core of this lengthy legal battle is Google’s use of some Java APIs … continue reading

Patent lawsuit hits Atlassian prior to IPO

In the realm of patent assertion, there is one man who stands head and shoulders above the rest: Erich Spangenberg. Of the more than 1,600 companies he has sued for patent infringement in the past decade, the most recent is Atlassian. Not that you’d know it was Spangenberg doing the suing; the action comes from … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Is the best place for data on-prem or in the cloud? Ask your lawyer

Cloud-based storage is amazing. Simply amazing. That’s especially true when you are talking about data from end users that are accessing your applications via the public Internet. If you store data in your local data center, you have the best control over it. You can place it close to your application servers. You can amortize … continue reading Protection Status