Update on Google Books Case

Judge Denny Chin heard oral arguments yesterday in the long running case regarding the lawsuit over Google’s library book scanning project. Comments from Judge Chin during oral arguments seem to indicate he will be inclined to rule that Google’s digitization project including Google Books search engine fall within fair use.

Reuters article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/23/us-google-books-idUSBRE98M19S20130923

Publishers Weekly article: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/59222-after-quick-hearing-google-books-case-appears-ready-to-be-decided.html