Litigation & Legislative Action

AAUP follows a number of ongoing legislative proposals and litigation proceedings on issues of copyright and intellectual property, to provide relevant information and resources on these to our members. Similar tracking of legislation and court actions in other policy areas of interest, such as free expression, can be found through the links to the right.

Relevant Litigation

Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

Georgia State University E-reserves

Google Book Search

Kirtsaeng v. Wiley

Legislation

Research Works Act, Federal Reseach Public Access Act, and America COMPETES Act (2012)

Fair Copyright in Research Works Act (2007)

Other Government Affairs

Next Register of Copyrights (2017)