∞ Oracle vows to fight for injunction against Android

Florian Mueller:

Damages can be substantial but they are not what Oracle is primarily trying to get out of this case. They are a potentially substantial consolation prize. The grand prize, however, is an injunction, and Oracle’s filing makes this clear with the following statement, which explains why Oracle’s new damages computation — unlike the old one that included damages until the year 2025 — relates only to past damages and apparently provides only some data points with a view to future damages, which would be rendered totally irrelevant by an injunction:

Mueller also noted on Wednesday that Google could potentially pay more to Oracle for a Java license than the $12.5 billion it paid for Motorola Mobility.