A Brief on the Supreme Court Google v Oracle Amicus Brief

DMLA joined nine other organizations that represent authors, artists, and other creators across the spectrum of copyright discipline in filing an amicus brief before the Supreme Court on behalf of Oracle in the ongoing Oracle v. Google case. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case on two questions 1. Whether copyright protection extends to […]

Google Images Takes Next Step With New Licensable Badge

Today, Google Images took the next step towards the introduction of the “Licensable” badge with a letter and developer notes shared with members of the DMLA, CEPIC and IPTC. The current version of the “Licensable” badge was introduced at our 24th Annual Conference last October in Los Angeles. In 2018, Google Images introduced the integration […]

PA Media Group acquires Alamy

11 February 2020: PA Media Group, the UK-based news and information business, has acquired Alamy, a leading supplier of stock imagery. Founded 20 years ago, Alamy has one of the world’s most diverse creative and editorial stock imagery collections, comprising almost 200 million photographs, vectors and 360-degree panoramic images. The business has close to 100,000 […]

Q&A Google v. Oracle

Rick: Nancy, Welcome to 2020. It’s time for another edition of DMLA Q&A or IP for Dummies – like me. Ready? Nancy: Fire away. Rick: Let’s talk about Google v. Oracle. When I think about tech, I think patents. Why are we discussing copyright and not patents in Google v. Oracle? Nancy: Patents deal with […]