This article draws two lessons from an opinion in a recent copyright infringement lawsuit by several publishers against Georgia State University. First, the court's opinion set forth a bright line rule regarding what constitutes fair use of books. Second, and more important for business owners, is that many copyright infringement claims were thrown out because the purported copyright holders lacked proper documentation of their copyrights. The lesson? Make sure that you have signed writings from everyone involved with your business's most important copyrightable works.
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