Oracle Corp.

  • Oracle to pay $199.5 million to settle government case

    Yesterday the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Oracle Corp. will pay more than $199.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the software company made false statements about its sales practices and overcharged the federal government for software and services.

  • Oracle’s $1.3 billion verdict against SAP overturned

    Yesterday U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton overturned Oracle Corp.’s $1.3 billion copyright infringement verdict against rivaling software company SAP AG. The November 2010 verdict, which was a record for copyright infringement case, was “grossly excessive,” according to Hamilton.

  • Oracle, HP under scrutiny from DOJ and SEC

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently has increased surveillance of illegal operations among companies and their operations abroad. Current investigations are focused on two of the world’s leading technology companies—Oracle Corp. and Hewlitt-Packard Co. The technology giants face review under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

  • Patent auction loss impacts litany of Android lawsuits

    Amid an avalanche of lawsuits targeting its Android operating system, Google is on the prowl again for patents after losing out on Nortel Networks Corp.’s portfolio last week.

  • Litigation: How to Control Venue for Shareholder Derivative Actions

    Judge Richard Seeborg of the Northern District of California recently denied Oracle Corp.’s motion to dismiss a shareholder derivative lawsuit for improper venue because the company’s forum-selection clause was unilaterally adopted by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) after the alleged wrongdoing had occurred.

  • HP, Oracle dispute continues

    Oracle Corp. has accused Hewlett Packard Co. of pulling a publicity stunt for suing them for disowning Intel’s Itanium chip.

  • HP, Oracle battle it out

    Hewlett Packard Co. alleges that over a period of eight months, “Oracle has gone from an arm-in-arm ‘partnership’ with Hewlett-Packard to bitter antagonist.”

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