Owners Right Initiative Oct. 23, 2012 Hi all — A notice from ALA about advocacy efforts around the Kirtsaeng v. Wiley case. This is the first sale case going before the US Supreme Court next Monday. If you’re interested in more, I’m having a talk/discussion about Kirtsaeng next Monday morning (10/29, at 9am). (Bagels
Monthly Archives: October 2012
News : HathiTrust Case Dismissed in Favorable Decision for Libraries. Memo, Oct. 10, 2012 Libraries received great news on the HathiTrust case, which was dismissed by the court. The final line of the judgment read: “The Clerk of the Court is instructed to … close the case, and remove it
October 4, 2012 NEWS You may have heard about the Google BookSearch settlement. (e.g., the NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/05/technology/google-and-publishers-settle-over-digital-books.html ). Don’t get too excited, because it was the least exciting part of the case that settled — and the rest of the case continues. – Laura Quilter
Kirtsaeng v. Wiley: Imports, First Sale, and Unintended Consequences in the Supreme Court Monday, October 29, 9:30 am Du Bois Library, 26th floor ALERT: TALK POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY. The Supreme Court is holding oral arguments on Monday, October 29, in a copyright “first sale” case, ”Kirtsaeng v. Wiley”.