Plaintiff's Closing Argument Prsentation : U.S., Et Al. V. Oracle Corporation



This image is meant to prove that unilateral effects do not apply to the Oracle case.

The image is entitled "SAP Is Not a Weak Substitute".

  • The top half of the image is labeled "Theory".
    • There is large black oval that contains the word SAP on the far left side
    • Inside the black oval, on the far right is a smaller red oval containing an orange circle and a red circle adjacent to each other in the center of the red oval.
    • The red circle and the orange circle represent the relationship between Oracle and PeopleSoft and how they are close substitutes for each other.
    • SAP is placed far to the left to represent that it is a poor substitute for Oracle and PeopleSoft.
  • The bottom half of the image is labeled "'Reality' (Assuming 3-firm market)".
    • There is a large black oval with the word "SAP" very close to the red circle and the orange circle.
    • The three objects represent the fact that SAP, PeopleSoft and Oracle are very good substitutes for each other, assuming a three-firm market.
  • At the bottom of the image is an orange line with the Oracle logo.

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Updated August 14, 2015

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