The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.
A unanimous jury found that Google infringed on Oracle's Java, but failed to say whether Google had made "fair use" of the material. Google called for a mistrial.
Now that the new trial option has been squashed, the next likely stop for Oracle in its bid to win its IP suit against Google is the appeals court.
Google has been vindicated over claims of patent infringement, but let's take a closer look at some of the winners and losers in this case so far.
Jury in highly watched trial is facing some tough times over highly technical terminology and even personal illness.
Oracle and Google want to address issue of "willfulness to infringe" now in order to get around more complicated issues in phase three -- or possibly to avoid a third phase altogether.
The jury came back with more questions, suggesting that it might be not be so close to a verdict after all, and might be back at square one.
The jury returns with two more questions, which suggest that they could be on the road to finding Google infringed on Oracle's copyrights.
Google's lawyers show 2010 projections for Android dominating the mobile, music, and ad markets in slides presented to the court this week during the Oracle v. Google IP trial.
Wondering what the lawyers and programmers are talking about in the highest-profile tech trial in years? Here's a guide to the ties between Android and Java -- and the history leading up to the case.