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Copyright Lawsuit Update

On Friday, November 7 both parties in the ongoing lawsuit filed petitions with the 11th Circuit Court following the court’s ruling on October 24. The Appellant publishers filed a petition for rehearing en banc and the Appellee university filed a petition … Continue reading

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GSU Copyright Lawsuit Appeal

Below are links to additional commentary about the 11th Circuit panel’s decision to reverse and remand the case. Chronicle of Higher Education: Ga. State’s Loss in ‘E-Reserves’ Case Might Actually Be a Win for Librarians Association of Research Libraries: In … Continue reading

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Cambridge v. Becker (Copyright Lawsuit) Ruling – Updated

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in the long-running copyright infringement lawsuit over the use of electronic reserves.  The court reversed the decision of the District Court, and remanded the case for further proceedings. The decision is … Continue reading

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GSU Lawsuit Appeal – Oral Argument and Post-Argument Panel

The oral arguments in the GSU Lawsuit Appeal (Cambridge v. Becker) were held on Tuesday, November 19.  Kevin Smith provides a good summary.  Following the arguments, a panel discussed the case, argument, and possible outcomes.  A recording of the panel … Continue reading

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GSU Copyright Lawsuit Appeal – Post Argument Panel Livestream

Oral arguments in the Georgia State Copyright lawsuit appeal were this morning.  At 2:00 today, Georgia State University Library and American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property are hosting a post-argument panel.  The panel is … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Copyright Case – Post-Argument Panel Event

In 2012, a federal district court in Georgia ruled largely in favor of Georgia State University in the ongoing copyright lawsuit initiated by Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Sage Publishers. The decision was the first federal court decision … Continue reading

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Georgia State Copyright Lawsuit: Appellee Brief, Multiple “Friend of the Court” Briefs Filed

Georgia State University recently filed their Appellee Brief in response to the Publishers’ Appellant brief. Additionally, five amicus briefs were filed.  Briefs in support of Georgia State and for affirming the District Court decision in favor of Georgia State include: … Continue reading

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Copyright Lawsuit: No Department of Justice Amicus Brief

Earlier this month the Department of Justice requested a filing extension to consider whether to file a brief in support of the Plaintiffs or neither party in the appeal of the GSU copyright lawsuit.  The Department of Justice has determined that … Continue reading

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GSU Copyright Lawsuit Developments

The Department of Justice filed a request for an extention in time in which to file an amicus brief in the ongoing Cambridge et. al. v. Becker et al. (GSU copyright) lawsuit. Coverage: Inside Higher Ed: Library supporters worry U.S. may … Continue reading

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Appeal in the GSU Copyright Lawsuit

The plaintiff-publishers in the Cambridge v. Becker (GSU Copyright Lawsuit) filed a Notice of Appeal.  Below are links to information and reactions. The Association of American Publishers: AAP Statement on GSU Appeal The Association of American Publishers: Plaintiffs to Appeal Georgia State … Continue reading

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