Courthouse Steps Decision Webinar: Google v. Oracle

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On April 5, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Google v. Oracle. In a 6-2 decision, Justice Stephen Breyer wrote that Google's use of a Java program constituted "fair use" under federal copyright law. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion, which Justice Alito joined. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of the case. 

A panel of experts joins us to discuss the case, their differing views on the ruling, and its implications for copyright and intellectual property law.

Featuring: 

Prof. Michael Risch, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Prof. Zvi Rosen, Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law

Moderator: Prof. Sandra Aistars, Clinical Professor, Senior Scholar and Director of Copyright Research and Policy, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

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