Biggest Copyright Damages Awarded
30 November 2010
Bloomberg reports that SAP AG has been ordered to pay Oracle Corp (Oracle) US$1.3 billion in copyright infringement damages for “illegal downloads” and copying of Oracle’s software, aimed at stealing customers and avoiding licensing fees. The award is reportedly the “largest US jury award for 2010″, and the highest for copyright infringement.
Bloomberg: Oracle Wins $1.3 Billion Verdict for Closed SAP Unit’s Illegal Downloading (24 November 2010)