|

Oracle Seeks To Add To $1.3 BILLION Fine Against SAP

SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle wants to make SAP’s $1.3 billion penalty for stealing intellectual property even bigger.

On Friday, Oracle asked a judge to add $211.7 million in interest to the $1.3 billion fine that a federal jury levied against SAP last month.

The judge still needs to formally impose the fine. There is a possibility she could reduce it. SAP can appeal.

Oracle, based in Redwood Shores, and SAP are two of the world’s biggest business software makers. Their three-week trial exposed a remarkable example of corporate espionage.

Germany-based SAP admitted a subsidiary mined the contents of password-protected Oracle websites, downloading software and customer support documents to help steal Oracle customers.

SAP says Oracle shouldn’t get any more money beyond the fine. Oracle declined comment.


Get HuffPost Technology On
Twitter and Facebook!

It, Oracle Seeks To Add To $1.3 BILLION Fine Against SAP quoted from Latest News on HuffPost

Short URL: http://www.usnews9.com/?p=3903

Posted by on Dec 16 2010. Filed under Blog. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Recently Commented

  • James Mitchell: Oakland raid is latest in Occupy camp crackdowns
  • tatwizard: BLVCK FRIDAY 11252011 ALL BLACK EVERYTHING DJWIZZKIDD amp; DJVISION_ BURNIN RUBBER ON NIGGAS
  • Peter Occupy Austin: RT steveweinstein: Thousands of Riot Cops Descend on Occupy Oakland, 32 Arrested, But No...
  • Justin Bieber: Griffin iTrip FM Transmitter for iPod and iPhone: Black Friday Griffin iTrip FM Transmitter for iPod...
  • Austin Kinney: RT cavewallshadows: