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GSU is the prevailing party

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 3:27 pm

Last Friday, August 10, Judge Orinda Evans issued her final ruling in the GSU e-reserves copyright infringement case. In her final court order, she dismissed the plaintiff publishers’ proposed injunction, which would have placed severely burdensome oversight and reporting requirements on Georgia State, and found GSU to be the prevailing party in the case. Judge Evans furthermore ordered the plaintiffs to pay Georgia State’s attorney’s fees, which is estimated to cost $2-3million. Although many had presumed GSU to be the prevailing party when Judge Evans issued her decision on the case in May, in which she found only 5 of 99 instances to be infringing, it was not until this past Friday that our presumptions were confirms. And now we wait to see if the publishers will appeal…

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