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Oracle (ORCL) has launched an appeal in a lawsuit over accusations that SAP unit (SAP)...

Oracle (ORCL) has launched an appeal in a lawsuit over accusations that SAP unit (SAP) TomorrowNow wrongfully downloaded millions of Oracle files. Last month, SAP agreed to pay Oracle $306M in damages "to save the time and expense" of a new trial," as the rivals' lawyers put it. However, a jury had originally awarded $1.3B to Oracle in a verdict that was later voided by a judge.
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  • Not sure that I understand this. Can a judge overturn a jury verdict? Obviously from this article, he/she can. But how? Doesn't that make juries redundant? Then why have a jury in the first place?
    4 Sep 2012, 08:45 AM Reply Like
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