Michael Mattioli authors copyright article for prominent law review
The Virginia Journal of Law & Technology
,a law review published by the University of Virginia, has published an article written by Michael R. Mattioli, as associate in the New York office of Ropes & Gray. In the article, "Opting Out: Procedural Fair Use," Mattioli looks at Google's controversial plan to scan thousands of copyrighted books as part of a massive new digital indexing service. While Google provided an "opt-out" procedure for authors who did not want their books scanned, two major authors groups sued Google, asserting that the procedure resulted in an unfair burden. To read the complete article, please "Download PDF."