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The long awaited decision in the Georgia State e-reserves case was handed down on May 11. Georgia State was sued in 2008 by three publishers, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press and Sage Publications, for materials in the library e-reserves system. The trial was held a year ago. In many ways it was a win […]

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on whether or not it is legal to purchase copyrighted materials manufactured outside the United States and resell them in the U.S. without the permission of the copyright owner. The case is Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons and involves a Thai National who […]

On January 18, 2012, the United States Supreme Court handed down a decision in the Golan v. Holder case. This case was a challenge to a 1994 amendment to the copyright law which restored copyright to foreign works that had been in the public domain in the United States. The law was in response to […]