In a landmark ruling, on September 25, 2023, a federal judge in Delaware denied summary judgment over a legal research software companies use of copyrighted material to train its artifical intelligence database. The federal court ruled that it will be up to a jury to decide whether Ross Intelligence infringed Thomson Reuters’ copyrights by copying material from its legal research platform, Westlaw. The case has been closely watched by legal experts, as it could set a precedent for how copyright law applies to artificial intelligence (AI).
On February 24th, the US Supreme Court ruled that errors in a copyright application do not automatically invalidate a copyright. The case provided a win for artists avoiding copyright technicality defenses.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ended a 2005 copyright infringement case between Google and Oracle based on the Copyright Fair Use doctrine. In the ruling, the Court handed Google and software developers a ruling which will have rippling effects for years to come. In the ruling, the Supreme Court ruled that Google’s copying of Oracles Read more about High Court Finds Easy End to Google’s Copyright Battle[…]
The Duchess of Sussex a/k/a Meghan Markle has recently been in the news. In a recent interview with Oprah, the royal family member and American actress aired personal concerns and conversations within Britain’s royal family. The interview provided insight for many Americans into the royal family. However, the Duchess also made the news recently for Read more about Surprising History of Copyright Infringement[…]