The Bottom Line In light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Google v. Oracle, it is clear that not all copying of copyrighted code will subject a developer to liability.The safest course for developers is to ensure that they have a license or are authorized to use API packages in accordance with Continue Reading
Copying Photographs Found Online and the Fair Use Defense
The Bottom Line Companies that find photographs, images, or social media posts online and seek to use these works in advertising or another commercial context, without obtaining the copyright owner’s permission, may subject themselves to copyright infringement claims, even if they crop the works Continue Reading
Are APIs No Longer Safe To Use When Creating Mobile And Other Software Applications?
The Bottom Line Based on the decision of the Court of Appeals, software developers and programmers should understand that there is risk in using any copyrighted code, including API packages and code, without first obtaining authorization from the owner of the API or otherwise adhering strictly to Continue Reading