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In an aggressive move to protect the Java franchise acquired along with Sun Microsystems, Oracle has filed a lawsuit against Starbucks, charging that its use of the term "Java" infringes Oracle copyrights.
"In its reckless use of the term 'Java,' Starbucks knowingly, directly, and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property. This lawsuit seeks appropriate remedies for that infringement," said an Oracle spokesperson in a statement.
The suit was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco and seeks a jury trial...Read the rest here.
(This was an April Fool's joke)
There is a song called Java Jive from the 40's about coffee, perhaps the songwriter should sue Oracle.(If still living)
By the way it could be the the theme song for Java.
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