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Quote of the Day - The verdict you pronounce upon the source of your livelihood is the verdict you pronounce upon your life. - Ayn Rand
Oracle's Billion Dollar Verdict
Recently in an Oakland, California courtroom, a jury awarded Oracle Corp., a whopping $1.3 billion verdict against competitor, SAP AG, a market and technology leader in business management software, for damages due to copyright infringement by a now-defunct software maintenance unit called, TomorrowNow. Please join my fellow attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi as he welcomes Attorney Carol Smith, from Hiaring + Smith LLP and David H. Levitt, Partner at the firm, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, as they take a look at this complicated case that is sweeping the legal community. They discuss copyright infringement and stolen intellectual property, SAP's admitted liability, the significance of the billion-dollar jury award and the impact of this case on future cases.