- Three academic publishers and their industry allies announced Monday that they intend to appeal their four-year copyright suit against Georgia State University to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Cambridge v. Patton, brought in 2008, alleged that Georgia State faculty were copying large portions of the publishers' books without permission and providing them to students for free through Georgia State's e-reserve system.
- In May, District Court Judge Orinda Evans called the case largely in favor of Georgia State, striking down the publishers' allegations in all but 5% of the claims under consideration.
From the article:
Three academic publishers and their industry allies, who in May watched their four-year copyright lawsuit against Georgia State University stomped to bits by a district court judge, have doubled down on the case, declaring on Monday that they intend to appeal to a higher court. ...