As the market for smartphone technologies continues to grow, so do the legal disputes between large technology corporations. Oracle is bringing an intellectual property lawsuit against Google for an infringement of their patents. In a recent development, the U.S. district judge hearing the case rejected the estimated damages that Oracle had provided.
Once again, the technology and software company Oracle is being sued for breach of contract. In a previous post, the lawsuit was filed against Oracle by a New Jersey technology company. But last week, Montclair State University filed a complaint against Oracle for not completing a multi-million dollar software project.
Hewlett-Packard has sued its former chief executive officer Mark Hurd for breach of contract; more specifically for violating a confidentiality agreement. A confidentiality agreement is a contract entered by two parties who want to ensure information shared between them is not shared with any party outside of the relationship. Often, companies ask an employee to sign non-disclosure agreements to ensure confidential information of the company remains with the company during the employee's tenure and after departure.