Intellectual Property News

Google v. Oracle: U.S. Supreme Court Whiffs on a Chance to Declare Code’s Status

I must confess that this has been one of the most difficult cases to review. While appellate decisions that leave some issues unresolved for later are not unusual, this one, in my opinion, is particularly notable in a negative sense, both for the shamefully extended process inflicted upon the litigants to get to a conclusion and for what seems an unnecessarily convoluted course of reasoning that invites further litigation for no compelling reason.

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