The lawyers of Google’s court document states that the new versions of Android titles practices that are the subject of the claim correspond to those that were licensed OpenJDK.
According to court documents, in late December, Google has released a new version of the operating Android system, which uses OpenJDK – the Platform for Java Standard Edition, Oracle’s distributed open source license.
The court is trying to determine whether it is possible to assume that the use of Java code in Android is not infringing the copyrights Oracle; became the object of the claim 37 programming interfaces. In 2012, the court decided that the API is not subject to protection by copyright law, but in 2014 this decision was overturned by another court. Google then filed an appeal to the Supreme Court, which referred the case to the child.
The lawyers of Google’s court document states that the new versions of Android titles practices that are the subject of the claim correspond to those that were licensed OpenJDK. Apparently, using the open-source version of libraries Java, Google want to reduce the amount of damages in case the court finds in favor of the company is not. The documents also indicated that if in Oracle deem that the new version of Android yet violate the rights of the corporation, it is necessary for them to carry out further analysis of the possible damage, apart from that which has already been made for previous versions are not licensed for OpenJDK.