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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 09:08

Google has 42 billion reasons to love fair use

Google loves fair use. It is this that enabled it to "borrow" 11,000 lines of code from Java, which is owned by database giant Oracle, and use it as one of the building blocks for its Android operating system.

Published in Open Sauce

Oracle has begun the next chapter of its legal battle with Google over Android, filing an appeal brief in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA) has warned that recommendations by the Productivity Commission on Intellectual Property Arrangements would significantly weaken the Australian patent system, introduce uncertainty into obtaining and enforcing patent rights, and make the system more expensive for innovators,

Published in Government Tech Policy
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