Authors Guild, Inc. v. Google Inc.: Google Books Does Not Infringe Copyrights Due to the Fair Use Defense

Fitzpatrick Case Update
October 19, 2015

On October 16, 2015, the Second Circuit issued an opinion holding that the actions of the Google Library Project, which creates and retains digital copies of books and allows users to search and see snippets of text, constituted a “fair use” under 17 U.S.C. § 107.

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