I'm torn here
On the one side, a rip off merchant. On the other side, Rimini Street.
I think that Rimini Street doesn't have a legal leg to stand on, but OTOH it's Oracle..
The quantum legal battle between Oracle and Rimini Street continues, with an appeals judge this month confirming Rimini can't claw back the $28.5m it was forced to cough up to foot Oracle's lawyer bills. And, yes, Rimini is still banned from ripping off Oracle's intellectual property. We say quantum because the case always …
I'm glad you're happy about your success, but from where I sit, you've lost $90 million, you're banned from doing what you did and you're not getting any money back.
In short, you're lucky Oracle did lose those 23 claims, because if it hadn't, you'd be buried by now.
I wonder how serious those 23 claims were. It often feels like the discussion goes:
Lawyer 1: OK, so we're going to court. What can we claim for?
Lawyer 2: Well the main claim is ...
Lawyer 3: But if we are going to court we might as well try for ...
[Repeat last line 23 times]
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