Amazon Loses Bid To Challenge Google Books Deal

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 4:22 PM EST) -- The federal judge overseeing the ongoing suit over the use of copyrighted works in Google Inc.'s online library has refused Amazon.com Inc.'s request to reconsider his preliminary approval of a revised settlement in the case, saying the court would address the nuanced issues during a fairness hearing in February.

Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday rejected Amazon's motion, which the online retailer filed a day after Judge Chin preliminarily approved the updated settlement among Google...
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