The Oracle-Google case unfolding in a San Francisco courtroom has all the elements of a top-flight TV legal drama or movie along the lines of "The Social Network." Billionaires and high-price lawyers and experts, along with nerds, a judge and a jury, will be packed into the courtroom for riveting and -- more often -- tedious and complicated testimony.
The trial could also reveal a few trade secrets, such as how much money Google makes from Android. But the outcome of this case will impact more than Google and Oracle. If Oracle prevails in its claim that … Read more