New math prize winner might use prize money to set up #openaccess math journals. Hear, hear! http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/23/us/the-multimillion-dollar-minds-of-5-mathematical-masters.html
Author Archives: copyright
I hadn’t seen this #copyright infographic until #CopyrightLibn reviewed it, laying out the good, bad, & wrong. http://blog.lib.umn.edu/copyrightlibn/2014/06/copyright-decisionmaking-flowchart—some-critical-reflections.html
Scholarly Communication Advisory Thursday, June 12, 2014 link to 2d Circuit opinion by J. Parker I imagine you’ve read some of the many excellent comments, analyses, and news reports about the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust case. I thought I’d summarize briefly for you if you’ve missed some of it, and
supreme court hands fed. cir. another reversal; will they get the message? http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/12-786_664d.pdf … #scotus #patent And a second reversal (in Nautilus) for Fed. Cir. from scotus — also 9-0! http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/13-369_k53m.pdf … #patent #SCOTUS
What trumps at WIPO? development agenda based on parent org UN’s mission? or IP maximalism based on WIPO lobbyists? http://www.ip-watch.org/2014/05/24/crisis-at-wipo-over-development-agenda-overall-objectives-in-question/
Judge Baer passed away — http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/29/nyregion/harold-baer-jr-judge-whose-civil-liberties-decisions-drew-criticism-dies-at-81.html … — although known for his civil liberties work, he also wrote a great op. in HathiTrust.
Tweets on Petrella v. MGM — Ginsburg 6-3 maj. laches not a defense; Breyer, Roberts & Kennedy dissent. http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/12-1315_ook3.pdf … #copyright #scotus Petrella v. MGM is the Raging Bull #copyright case. Upshot is Raging Bull heirs have rights. And, #scotus takes another shot at #laches. Breyer’s dissent points out pro-plaintiff
Georgia Harper wins this year’s ALA L. Ray Patterson Award for #copyright. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2014/04/2014-patterson-copyright-award-winner-announced
Tweeting “You are fucking crazy” is not defamatory. Feld v Conway, http://docs.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/massachusetts/madce/1:2013cv13122/156344/12 … http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2014/04/twibel-ruling-tweeting-that-someone-is-fucking-crazy-is-not-defamatory.htm … #internetlaw #Massachusetts Good to know.
Authors Guild rather grossly mischaracterizes Section 108 in its appeal brief in its appeal brief. https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1109236-authors-guild-v-google-appeal-brief-redacted.html … #copyright