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Federal Circuit Again Reverses California Court in Oracle-Google Copyright Dispute over Java APIs - Releases a Major Ruling on Fair Use in the Software Context
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

In this long-running dispute that has been previously dubbed “The World Series of IP cases” by the presiding judge, Oracle America Inc. (“Oracle”)


Third verse same as the first - Will Richard Prince’s transformation defense work yet again?
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Take a copyrighted photograph of Sonic Youth bass player Kim Gordon, crop it, and add an Instagram border and a few words of text and emojis. Have you


Intellectual Property Bulletin Fall 2015
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

Based on the defense of fair use, the Second Circuit affirmed summary judgment for Google in the decade-long copyright battle between an authors


Google Books affirmed as fair use
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • October 19 2015

October 19, 2015 The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s finding that the Google Books project constitutes fair use


The Authors Guild v. Google, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2015

Second Circuit affirms district court's holding that Google's creation of searchable, digital copies of tens of millions of books constitutes fair


Transforming the transformative use defense? Ninth Circuit issues ruling in Davis v. Electronic Arts
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

In October of last year, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William Fahey granted video game publisher Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s motion to strike the


Fair use and transformativeness pushback: Seventh Circuit takes a swipe at “lazy appropriators”
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

Much ink has been spilled over the new world order seemingly announced by last year's Second Circuit decision in Prince v. Cariou with regard to


Court declines to dish out preliminary injunction in commercial-skipping case despite likelihood of infringement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

In an important decision involving video recording and commercial-skipping, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California held that Dish


Evaluating copyright fair use continues to be complex
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • October 25 2012

Many recent decisions have touched on the copyright fair use doctrine.


All manner of claims in this website misuse case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 9 2011

The BC Supreme Court’s decision in Century 21 Limited Partnership v Rogers Communications Inc., 2011 BCSC 1196, sounds like a law-school mooting problem, given the number of issues it covers.