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Amicus Briefs

LCA Members Join Other Non-Profits in Bouchat v. Ravens Amicus Brief

On September 17, 2010, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the American Library Association (ALA), the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), joined the International Documentary Association (IDA) and the WGBH Educational Foundation in an amicus brief prepared by Anthony Falzone at the Stanford Fair Use Project, asking for the full Fourth Circuit to rehear the case of Bouchat...

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LCA and Other Groups Join Electronic Frontier Foundation to File Amicus Brief in UMG v. Veoh

On July 26, 2010, the Library Copyright Alliance joined a coalition of public interest and consumer groups in an amicus brief written by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asking the Ninth Circuit to reject the arguments made by Universal Music Group (UMG) and affirm the lower court’s decision in UMG v. Veoh.

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ARL, ALA, and ACRL and Other Groups File Amicus Brief in Vernor v. Autodesk, Inc.

On February 11, 2010, the Library Copyright Alliance members joined the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Public Knowledge (PK), and U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) in filing an amici curiae brief asking the Court to affirm the lower court ruling, recognizing that a proper application of the first sale doctrine here requires a...

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LCA Files Amicus Brief in Support of Google

On July 20, 2006, members of the Library Copyright Alliance signed on to a legal brief in support of Google in Perfect 10 Inc., v. Google, Inc. The brief addresses three issues of essential importance for the future of the internet, (1) whether providing a link to an image hosted on a third party website directly infringes a copyright owner’s...

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