In the latest judicial episode of Google Books, the US Authors Guild has lost
Agreement ends four years of litigation over the inclusion of visual works in Google Books
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google today announced a settlement agreement that will provide access to publishers’ in-copyright books and journals digitized by Google for its Google Library Project. The dismissal of the lawsuit will end seven years of litigation.
On 22 March 2011, Judge Denny Chin issued his much anticipated ruling in the Google Book Search class action lawsuit pending before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
In a much-anticipated decision on the proposed settlement in the class action among The Authors Guild, various publishers and Google, Judge Chin rejected the settlement.
After 6 years of proceedings the Southern District Court of New York has finally given its opinion in the case The Author’s Guild et al v. Google Inc.
A class action copyright infringement suit against Google, Inc. in the U.S. District for the Southern District of New York has been filed by …
CEPIC’s membership is directly affected by the proposed Google Settlement. In September 2009, CEPIC issued the following statement.
Five organisations representing EU publishers, libraries, rights holders as well as businesses active in Internet commerce told the European Commission today that the proposed US Google book settlement is unacceptable in its present form, saying the deal would lead to a de facto monopoly.