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Settlement Rejected In Google Library Project Copyright Case
Posted on 23 Mar 2011 by Melissa Ritti

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) A federal judge on March 22 refused to endorse a proposed settlement of copyright infringement allegations surrounding the Google Library Project (GLP) ( Authors Guild, et al. v. Google Inc. , No. 05-Civ-8136, S.D. N.Y.). ... Read More

9th Circuit Denies Copyright Protection To Actress Tricked Into Video Blaspheming The Prophet Mohammed
Posted on 20 May 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

In an opinion issued on May 18, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a federal district court’s denial of an actress’s motion for a preliminary injunction that would have required Google to remove the film “Innocence... Read More

Jury Says Google Infringed, But It Can't Agree On Fair Use
Posted on 8 May 2012 by Melissa Ritti

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) After five full days of deliberation, federal jurors in California issued a partial verdict on May 7 in the closely watched copyright dispute over defendant Google Inc.'s Android software platform ( Oracle America Inc... Read More

Chinese Court Hears Novelist's Google Lawsuit
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BEIJING - (AP) A Chinese novelist's lawsuit against Google over its online library is going ahead in court after settlement talks failed. Mian Mian, known for lurid tales of sex, drugs and nightlife, filed suit in October after her latest book, "Acid... Read More

Google Vows Quicker, Tougher Copyright Enforcement
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Google Inc. is promising to do a better job of weeding out copyright violations on the Internet. As part of a crackdown announced Thursday, the Internet search leader said it will respond to complaints about pirated material posted... Read More

Oracle Sues Google For Patent Infringement
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - (AP) Oracle Corp. said Thursday it has filed a patent and copyright-infringement lawsuit against Google Inc. Oracle said in a statement that Google's Android system for mobile phones infringes on its patented Java technology... Read More

Judge Echoes Google Critics In Digital Book Ruling
Posted on 24 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) As Google Inc. evolved from being an endearing startup to an Internet empire, the company has become used to critics depicting it as a copyright scofflaw and pushy monopolist. It's different when the unflattering portrait is being... Read More