American Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc.

Citation: 60 F.3d 913
Judge: Newman
Opinion Date: July 17, 1995

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 affirmed the District Court’s holding that Texaco’s photocopying did not constitute fair use.

American Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc., 60 F.3d 913 (2d Cir. 1995)

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