Google v. Oracle VII: Google’s Gaslight Defense, A Lesson From the Age of Melodrama

Google and its supporting amici rely substantially on painting a landscape of a contemporary software industry that is highly dependent on what they describe as […]

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Google v. Oracle VI: Google’s Distract, Divide, and Conquer Strategy

As proceedings in Google v. Oracle were delayed by the coronavirus, I also paused writing about the case, but now that oral arguments are scheduled […]

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Google v. Oracle IV: Fair use & the difference between new and transformative.

Although it has been my intention to write about Google v. Oracle serially, addressing the legal questions in more or less in the order they […]

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Google v. Oracle III – Popularity Does Not Overturn Copyright

Looking at Google v. Oracle as a consumer and citizen, common sense insists upon a measure of skepticism in response to the premise that the “future of […]

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Google v. Oracle Part I: Or Why You Really Don’t Have to Know WTF an API Is

I freely admit that one reason I procrastinated when it came to digging into Oracle v. Google (now Google v. Oracle) is the fact that this nine-year […]

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