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Hours after Oracle filed suit against Google for patent infringement, Google has made it very clear that it will stand its ground. “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Googleand the open-source Java community with this baseless lawsuit,” Google said in a statement to Mashable earlier today. “The open-source Java community goes beyond any one corporation and works every day to make the web a better place. We will strongly defend open-source standards and will continue to work with the industry to develop the Android platform.”

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Balzac

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Software Patents are imaginary, not objectively real assets.

Any company basing a substantial portion of their expected return on investment to come by way of software patents is in for a rude awakening.

Software patents have only a speculative value based on the ignorance of those whose job it is to assess the value of a company's portfolio of so-called "intellectual property".

Software patents are imaginary, fictional assets because software programs are written works falling into the domain of copyright law, not patent law.