Publishers Sue To Clarify Fair Use In Google Project

Law360, New York (October 20, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Association of American Publishers has joined the fight against Google’s plan to digitally reproduce books, filing a copyright infringement suit against the company after talks regarding the Google Print Library Project broke down.

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, was brought on behalf of five major publishers: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Pearson Education, Penguin Group (USA), Simon & Schuster and John Wiley & Sons.

Unlike a suit filed last month against Google by the Author’s Guild, the...
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