Swatch v. Bloomberg (Jan. 27, 2014) – Decision from the Second Circuit in Swatch v. Bloomberg, affirming fair use.
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November 14, 2013 The Google Book Search is a “highly transformative” fair use, according to an opinion issued today by the District Court in the long-running Authors Guild v. Google case. Judge Denny Chin granted summary judgment to Google on the the issue of fair use, citing amicus briefs from library
Buffy Versus Edward – War on Cited Remix Video (Jan. 9, 2013) The acclaimed remix video “Buffy Versus Edward”, which critiques gender politics in the “Twilight” movies, was removed from YouTube as a copyright violation of Lionsgate’s movies – despite Lionsgate’s admission just the previous month that the video was
November 26, 2012Memo from the Scholarly Communication Office Nov. 26, 2012 – Case dismissed with prejudice. The court finally issued its order dismissing the case in the AIME v. UCLA case. (The second amended complaint, in case you’re counting.) In short, it was another big victory for libraries. The court
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