Oracle Adds Claims to SAP Suit

It now alleges copyright infringement and breach of contract.
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said Friday it added federal copyright-infringement and breach of contract claims

to its suit against


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, its biggest competitor in the enterprise software business.

Germany-based SAP has said

it will fight the suit, filed March 22 in the U.S. District Court for Northern California, alleging corporate espionage.

According to Oracle, Redwood City, Calif., employees of SAP's Texas-based TomorrowNow unit posed as Oracle customers to gain access to the company's customer-support Web site, and then allegedly stole privileged information.

Oracle shares were recently up 2 cents, 1.14%, at $19.60.