Oracle Corp. said Thursday that it will be suing Google claiming that their Android OS infringed on intellectual property of Oracles Java Platform.
Google is no stranger to lawsuits. The most recent lawsuit being Viacom’s billion-dollar lawsuit against YouTube/Google claiming YouTube infringed on its copyrights and knowingly allowed offending content to remain on its site. A federal judge sided and ruled in favor with YouTube. Viacom has filed an appeal.
Oracle is claiming that Google also knowingly violated Java patent and copyright protection. Oracle and Google were not immediately available for comment.
According to MSNBC, Oracle is seeking an injunction to stop Google from further building and distributing Android plus higher monetary damages for willful and deliberate infringement.
Oracle acquired the java software with a $5.6 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc. back in April 2009.