Authors Group Appeals Google Books Fair Use Ruling To Supreme Court

Mealey's (January 5, 2016, 2:25 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a case that it says “represents an unprecedented judicial expansion of the fair-use doctrine that threatens copyright protection in the digital age,” an authors organization filed a petition for certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 31, asking the high court to consider questions of fair use related to Google Inc.’s “Google Books” comprehensive online index of full-text books (The Authors Guild, et al. v. Google Inc., No. 15-849, U.S. Sup.).

(Petition for certiorari available. Document #24-160121-008B.)

The Authors Guild seeks...
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