Archive for the tag "lawsuit"
The world of copyright litigation is getting downright surreal. Recently a court struck down an appeal of a NY case involving reselling books from overseas in the U.S. Essentially, the court ruled that the first sale doctrine applies only to works manufactured in the United States. As reported in Library Journal: The 2nd U.S. Circuit [...]
This story in The New York Times is alarming – does anyone know more about it? Though libraries, CMS’s, and e-reserves are not mentioned, it appears to have widespread implications. Three prominent academic publishers are suing Georgia State University, contending that the school is violating copyright laws by providing course reading material to students in [...]