Trade Secrets Barred from Oracle's Servers

Monday Mar 22nd 2004 by Staff

A federal judge rules that only two lawyers from the software giant can view sensitive information from rival companies like Microsoft, SAP and PeopleSoft.


A federal judge Friday ruled that the U.S. Department of Defense and several IT companies must let lawyers for Oracle (Quote, Chart) view their trade secrets, but only under certain conditions.

During a pretrial hearing at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Judge Vaughn Walker said that Oracle's two in-house lawyers should not be "handicapped" in viewing the evidence presented by the Department of Justice. The government and seven states are looking to block Oracle's unsolicited $9.4 billion bid for rival PeopleSoft (Quote, Chart).

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