Search Results for: AAP

Published on:

An academic coursepack is a (usually photocopied) collection of materials used in the classroom, distributed either in book format or as class handouts. Coursepacks are commonly offered for sale in campus bookstores, although professors may arrange to sell them in class. Most publishers grant “clearances” for coursepacks—that is, for a fee, publishers give permission for […]

Published on:
Updated:
Published on:

Even very popular government mandates have opponents, and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Public Access Policy certainly has its critics. According to the agency, “The NIH Public Access Policy implements Division G, Title II, Section 218 of PL 110-161 (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008). The law states:” The Director of the National Institutes of Health […]

Published on:

Several years into the DMCA and CTEA, differences of opinion as to their effectiveness and impact are still sharply drawn. The implications for research and dissemination of information are particularly acute in the visual arts as the use of images in printed and electronic media is a major consideration. Two D.C. area lawyers, representatives from […]

Published on:

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT No. 94-1778 PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, MACMILLAN, INC., and ST. MARTIN’S PRESS, INCORPORATED, Plaintiffs-Appellees vs. MICHICAN DOCUMENT SERVICES, INC., and JAMES M. SMITH, Defendents-Appellants. ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE FOLLETT CORPORATION   COUNSEL FOR […]

Published on:
Updated:
Published on:

  United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit   No. 94-1778 PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, MACMILLAN, INC., and ST. MARTIN’S PRESS, INC.Plaintiffs-Appellees vs. MICHICAN DOCUMENT SERVICES, INC., and JAMES M. SMITH, Defendents-Appellants.     ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN EN BANC HEARING   AMICI CURIAE […]

Published on:
Updated:
Published on:

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT _____________ No. 94-1778 _____________ PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, MACMILLAN, INC., and ST. MARTIN’S PRESS, INC., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. MICHIGAN DOCUMENT SERVICES, INC., and JAMES M. SMITH, Defendants-Appellants. _____________________________________________ DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS’ OPPOSITION TO MOTIONS FOR LEAVE TO FILE BRIEFS AMICUS CURIAE OF THE COPYRIGHT CLEARANCE CENTER, INC., THE ASSOCIATION OF […]

Published on:
Updated:
Published on:

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT ____________________ No. 94-1778 ____________________ PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, MACMILLAN, INC., and ST. MARTIN’S PRESS, INC., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. MICHIGAN DOCUMENT SERVICES, INC., and JAMES M. SMITH, Defendants-Appellants. ____________________ REPLY BRIEF OF DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS, MICHIGAN DOCUMENT SERVICES, INC. AND JAMES M. SMITH ____________________     Susan M. Kornfield (P41071) David […]

Published on:
Updated:
Published on:

Plaintiffs American Geophysical Union and 82 other publishers of scientific and technical journals brought a class action claiming that Texaco’s unauthorized photocopying of articles from their journals constituted copyright infringement. Among other defenses, Texaco claimed that its copying was fair use under section 107 of the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 107. The Circuit Court […]

Posted in: Cases
Published on:
Updated:
Published on:

TABLE OF CONTENTS Page A. Plaintiffs’ Circular Premise. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 B. The Irrelevance of the Alleged “Benefit” to Texaco. . . . 3 C. Plaintiffs’ Unique View of the Appellate Process. . . . . 5 D. Plaintiffs’ Disregard of the Stipulated […]

Published on:
Updated:
Published on:

MEMORANDUM TO: Duane E. Webster Executive Director Association of Research Libraries Paul Peters Director Coalition For Networked Information FROM: Ritchie T. Thomas, Esq. Susan Neuberger Weller, Esq. Squire, Sanders & Dempsey DATE: September 9, 1992 RE: American Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc. 85 Civ. 3446 (PNL) (S.D.N.Y. July 24, 1992) [N.B.: The following electronic version […]

Published on:
Updated: