The jury of the Oracle vs. Google court-case has unanimously decided that Google does not and did not violate Oracle’s patents. This is a great “victory not just for Google but the entire Android ecosystem,” said Google.
At the U.S District court of California, the jury decided that Google did not infringe on six claims in U.S. Patent No. RE38,104 as well as two claims in U.S. Patent No. 6,061,520. These patents revolve around Oracle’s Java script. The jury had a few questions in the last few days of the trial, which once answered resulted in the verdict being in Google’s favour.
In particular, the jury was mostly interested in what legal meaning particular words meant. This covered ”simulating execution …