Google and Oracle CEOs meet for 6 hours, fail to settle lawsuit

The case heads to trial next month, with Oracle seeking $8.8 billion in damages

Oracle accuses Google of illegally copying a key part of the Java platform into its Android operating system, making billions in profit for Google and, according to Oracle, crushing Java’s chance of success in smartphones, tablets and other products.

Google denies any wrongdoing.

Google is fighting to get that figure reduced before the case comes to trial, however. Lawyers for the two sides appeared

The two sides spent a total of six hours in court, the magistrate judge noted, and no further settlement talks are scheduled.