Google Wins in Supreme Court Case Against Oracle

An important win as the company fights numerous regulatory battles

Google bests Oracle in copyright case.
Google bests Oracle in copyright case. Bloomberg/Getty Images, Google

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Google on Monday, finding that the Silicon Valley giant did not violate U.S. copyright law when it used a chunk of Oracle’s software code—Java SE’s application programming interface (API)—in developing its Android mobile operating system.

@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.