Is Google Fighting The Lost Battle Of Android Patent? Oracle Rejects Google Offer!

Must Read

Free Netflix in India: A Result of Slow Growth In Q3 2020?

Netflix is testing a new strategy that could lead to free Netflix in India. The online streaming...

Jio Pages: The Indian Browser Reliance Is Betting On Now!

Looks like Reliance wants to establish Jio as a synonym of technology. After launching a fleet of...

Tesla First Cancels Return Policy And Now Cuts Warranty Period

Just last week Elon Musk surprised everyone by cutting the price of Tesla Model S twice in...

A legal war between Oracle and Google started in 2010. Oracle sued Google for infringement of  Java patent in its Android OS. Oracle claimed that the search giant will have to pay hundreds of millions of dollars for the infringement of the patents. However, a trail is set for reconciliation of the legal war between these two companies on April 16 this year before the district court judge “William Alsup” in San Francisco.

Google recently proposed a deal to Oracle that if Oracle succeeded to prove infringement of patent before the district court judge in San Francisco against Google, then Google will not endeavor to retaliate Oracle only if it accepts the Google’s proposals. Google attempted to overwhelm Oracle by roughly paying of $2.8 million for its damage. Besides, Google has also offered for further damage it will pay 0.5% of Android revenue to Oracle on one patent and 0.015% on the second patent until these expire in December this year and April 2018 respectively.

In defend of its proposal, Google explains that those damages figure quite legitimate with what had calculated by the district court-appointed expert after hearing all the claims in the case. Google clearly elaborated that it offers Android free of cost to handset manufacturers and the company generates revenue from the ads which it sells on the system.

Advertisements

In October last year, Google said that its mobile business (from Android OS) was generating revenue at the annual rate of $2.5 billion. Basically, the revenue is drive from the ads Google services which are being displayed on Android and iOS devices.

However,  Oracle rebuffed the Google’s proposition, and said, it’s unacceptable because the compensation provided by the company is too low. The company has also declared that it would not give up the legal crackdown against Android.

It’s well known that Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems in 2010 and thereafter Java became the part of the company. In recent months, Oracle had to withdraw several patents claims which were declared unfounded by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

source: Reuters

2 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Advertisements

Latest News

Mobile Internet Speed In India: From Bad To Worse [REPORT]

Languishing. And la…g…g…i…n…g. The sorry state of the desi internet in India. In a...

Google Boots Out 3 Immensely Popular Android Apps from Play Store: Questions About Content Policing Resurface

With such a flourishing wilderness of Android apps on the Google Play Store, there is every likelihood of encountering something seemingly innocuous...

Reliance Future Group Deal In The Soup: SIAC Orders To Put The Deal On Hold

When Reliance agreed to acquire Future Group for $3.4 billion, recently, the share of Reliance Industries Limited rallied on the stock market....

Can Facebook Be Trusted For Newly Announced Hosting and Shopping Services?

Every coin has two sides. For Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the positive side says that it has launched interesting, new features to further...

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Gather Online

Tech shows; we all know them, love them, and wish we could get to them. Unfortunately, that's not always possible. Or is...

Flipkart, Amazon Hurtle To Secure Their Slice in Aditya Birla Fashion

The battle conch for the festive season has already been blown. Now in a bid to take control of a new frontier,...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter,...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one...

More Articles Like This