SCOTUS Orders Oracle to Return $12.8 Million to Rimini Street

March 19, 2019 - from Rimini Street v. Oracle

On March 4, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) found in the matter of Rimini Street v. Oracle that the Copyright Act of 1976 does not authorize a court “to award litigation expenses beyond the six categories of ‘costs’ specified by Congress in the general costs statute.” The ruling orders Oracle to return a $12.8 million award for litigation expenses paid by Rimini Street in 2016.

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