Google Opposes Certiorari Before Supreme Court In ‘Google Books’ Copyright Case

Mealey's (March 3, 2016, 3:24 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Opposing a writers organization’s petition for certiorari in a March 1 brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, Google Inc. maintains its position that use of copyrighted works in its Google Books feature constitutes noninfringing fair use (The Authors Guild, et al. v. Google Inc., No. 15-849, U.S. Sup.).

(Brief in opposition available. Document #24-160317-020B.)

Infringement Alleged

In December 2004, Google announced its partnership with several prominent university libraries to create the Google Library Project, an online, digital library of books. The project is...
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