After nearly two years of saber rattling, Google and Oracle will finally have their chance to battle it out in a federal court.
U.S. District Court judge William Alsup ruled yesterday that both Oracle and Google would need to be ready to argue their cases in a San Francisco federal court on April 16. The judge said that he expects the trial to last approximately eight weeks.
Oracle sued Google in 2010, claiming that Android violates patents Oracle holds related to the Java programming language. Google has denied those claims, saying that the lawsuit is "without merit" … Read more