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Greg Cram Testimony for the Hearing on First Sale Under Title 17

On June 2, 2014, Greg Cram, associate director of copyright and information policy at the New York Public Library, served as the voice of libraries when he testified at the US House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet’s hearing on first sale under Title 17.

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LCA Members Join Other Non-Profits in Additional Vernor v. Autodesk Amicus Brief

On June 20, 2011, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) joined the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Public Knowledge (PK) the Consumer Federation of America, and the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) in an amicus brief, arguing that Vernor v. Autodesk presents a crucial opportunity to clarify...

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LCA Members Join Other Non-Profits in Vernor v. Autodesk Amicus Brief

On October 12, 2010, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) joined the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Public Knowledge in an amicus brief requesting an “en banc” review of the recent court decision concerning software licensing and the first sale doctrine.

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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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