Professor Randal Picker, University of Chicago, examines the Federal Trade Commission’s recent report, “Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade.” In this post, he discusses the FTC’s analysis of in-app advertising.
Professor Randy Picker, University of Chicago Law School, examines the enormous turmoil in the book market. With e-books, Amazon’s strong position in the book market, and the recent antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five book publishers over price-fixing allegations, the cost of books and e-books vary greatly.
Professor Randy Picker, University of Chicago Law School, shares his thoughts on the Apple v. Samsung verdict that was delivered Friday.
Professor Randal Picker, University of Chicago, examines the recent “usedSoft v. Oracle” case in Europe, which raises questions at the intersection of copyright and contract. Though there are different approaches taken in the United States and the European Union regarding sale of copyright materials, with the increase of digital works downloaded over the Internet, the issues explored in this case are rising in importance.
Professor Randal Picker, University of Chicago Law School, provides insight into Wednesday’s upcoming Senate Judiciary committee hearing on "The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition?"
With the proposed settlement rejected Google book settlement rejected, Professor Randy Picker argues for rebooting how the digital library of the future is designed.
Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit decided an important case, Vernor v. Autodesk, about the scope of the first sale doctrine in copyright as applied to computer software. TAP scholar Randy Picker explores the issue regarding software upgrades embedded in the case.
On Thursday, a federal district court in New York will conduct the fairness hearing in the Google Book Search class-action case. All of the filings are in --hundreds of them-- and we are now fully ready to hear from Judge Denny Chin. What should we be looking for?