International Law

FREE DOWNLOAD: Recent German copyright decision echoes the Perfect 10 and Parker cases, as well as ISP immunity

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On April 29, 2010, in the case of I ZR 69/08, the German Federal Supreme Court examined whether Google thumbnail images violated German copyright law. The decision echoes the cases of Perfect 10, Inc. v., Inc., 508 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. Cal. 2007) [enhanced version available to subscribers /  unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law] and Parker v. Google, 242 Fed. Appx. 833 (3d Cir. Pa. 2007). [enhanced version / unenhanced version

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2010 06-09 German Federal Supreme Court ZR 6908.doc