Monday, August 30, 2021

My Latest EFF Amicus Brief: SAS v. WPL

Today EFF filed the latest amicus brief I helped write, in SAS Institute Inc. v. World Programming Ltd.  The case involves the copyrightability of input formats and output designs of a statistical analysis program.  In other words, things that have no business being anywhere near the subject of copyright protection.

EFF's blog post about the case and our brief is here.

Monday, April 12, 2021

Victory for Fair Use: Supreme Court Rules in Google's Favor in Oracle v. Google

On April 5, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Google v. Oracle. The Court reversed the Federal Circuit and held that Google's use of Java APIs was a fair use.

EFF's blog post about the decision is here.  Other articles about the decision are here, here, here, and here.