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Case Year Court Jurisdiction Categories Outcome
Corbello v. DeVito, No. 2:08-cv-00867-RCJ-PAL (D. Nev. Aug. 3, 2016) 2016 D. Nev. Ninth Circuit Unpublished; Textual work; Other Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
BWP Media USA, Inc. v. Gossip Cop Media, Inc. No. 13-cv-7574-KPF (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 20, 2016) 2016 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Second Circuit; Photograph; News reporting; Review/Commentary Fair use not found
Cambridge University Press v. Becker, 1:08-cv-01425-ODE (N.D. Ga. March 31, 2016) 2016 N.D.Ga. Eleventh Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Internet/Digitization; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Dominick Ranieri v. Adirondack Dev. Group LLC, No. 1.11-cv-1013-GTS-CFH (N.D.N.Y. Feb. 22, 2016) 2016 N.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
TCA Television Corp. v. McCollum, No. 1:15-cv-04325-GBD (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 17, 2015) 2015 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual Fair use found
Kennedy v. Gish, Sherwood & Friends, Inc., No. 4:13-cv-02236-JAR (E.D. Mo. Nov. 5, 2015) 2015 E.D. Mo. Eighth Circuit Photograph; Painting/Drawing/Graphic Fair use found; mixed result
Katz v. Google Inc., No. 14-14525 (11th Cir. Sept. 17, 2015) 2015 11th Cir. Eleventh Circuit Eleventh Circuit; Education/Scholarship/Research; Photograph; Review/Commentary Fair use found
Galvin v. Ill. Republican Party, No. 1:14-cv-00490 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 9, 2015) 2015 N.D. Ill. Seventh Circuit Seventh Circuit; Parody/Satire; Photograph; Review/Commentary Fair use found
Authors Guild, Inc. v. Google Inc., No. 13-04829 (2d Cir. Oct. 16, 2015) 2015 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Format shifting/Space shifting; Internet/Digitization; Textual work Fair use found
Fox News Network, LLC v. TVEyes, Inc., No. 13 Civ. 5315 (AKH) (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 25, 2015) 2015 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Internet/Digitization; News reporting Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
TD Bank, N.A. v. Hill, No. 12-7188 (RDK/JS), 2015 WL 4523570 (D. NJ July 27, 2015) 2015 D. N.J. Third Circuit Textual work; Unpublished Fair use not found
Fox Broad. Co. v. Dish Network, LLC, No. 2:12-cv-04529-DMG-SH (C.D. Cal. Jan. 12, 2015) 2015 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Format shifting/Space shifting; Internet/Digitization Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Rosen v. eBay, Inc., No. 2:13-cv-06801-MWF-E (C.D. Cal. Jan. 16, 2015) 2015 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Internet/Digitization; Photograph Fair use found
Penguin Grp. (USA), Inc. v. Am. Buddha, No. 4:13-cv-02075-JGZ (D. Ariz. May 11, 2015) 2015 D. Ariz Ninth Circuit Internet/Digitization; Textual work Fair use not found
Adjmi v. DLT Entm’t, Ltd., No. 1:14-cv-00568-LAP (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 31, 2015) 2015 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire; Textual work Fair use found
N. Jersey Media Grp., Inc. v. Pirro, 74 F. Supp. 3d. 605 (S.D.N.Y. 2015) 2015 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Internet/Digitization; Photograph Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Cambridge Univ. Press v. Patton, 769 F.3d 1232 (11th Cir. 2014) 2014 11th Cir. Eleventh Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Internet/Digitization; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
White v. West Pub. Corp., No. 12-cv-1340-JSR (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 3, 2014) 2014 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Second Circuit; Textual work; Used in government proceeding; Education/Scholarship/Research Fair use found
Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust, 755 F.3d 87 (2d Cir. 2014) 2014 2d Cir. Second Circuit Format shifting/Space shifting; Internet/Digitization; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Swatch Grp. Mgmt. Servs. Ltd. v. Bloomberg L.P., 742 F.3d 17 (2d Cir. 2014) 2014 2d Cir. Second Circuit News reporting; Unpublished Fair use found
Kienitz v. Sconnie Nation, LLC, 766 F.3d 756 (7th Cir. 2014) 2014 7th Cir. Seventh Circuit Photograph Fair use found
Richards v. Merriam Webster, Inc., 55 F. Supp. 205 (D. Mass. 2014) 2014 D. Mass. First Circuit Textual work Fair use not found
Oracle Am., Inc. v. Google, Inc., 750 F. 3d 1339 (Fed. Cir. 2014) 2014 Fed. Cir. Federal Circuit Computer program Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Denison v. Larkin, 64 F. Supp. 3d 1127 (N.D. Ill. 2014) 2014 N.D. Ill. Seventh Circuit Internet/Digitization; Textual work; Used in government proceeding Fair use found
Arrow Prods., Ltd. v. The Weinstein Co., LLC,44 F. Supp. 3d 359 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 25, 2014) 2014 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Review/Commentary Fair use found
Fox News Network, LLC v. TVEyes, Inc., 43 F. Supp. 3d 379 (S.D.N.Y. 2014) 2014 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Internet/Digitization; News reporting Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Caner v. Autry, 16 F. Supp. 3d 689 (W.D. Va. 2014) 2014 W.D. Va. Fourth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Review/Commentary Fair use found
Neri v. Monroe, No. 11-cv-429-slc (W.D. Wis. Feb. 26, 2014) 2014 W.D. Wis. Seventh Circuit Photograph; Sculpture Fair use found
Diversey v. Schmidly, 738 F.3d 1196 (10th Cir. 2013) 2013 10th Cir. Tenth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use not found
Cariou v. Prince, 714 F.3d 694 (2d Cir. 2013) 2013 2d Cir. Second Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Photograph Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Bouchat v. Balt. Ravens Ltd. P'ship, 737 F.3d 932 (4th Cir. 2013) 2013 4th Cir. Fourth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Painting/Drawing/Graphic Fair use found
Fox Broad. Co. v. Dish Network, L.L.C., 723 F.3d 1067 (9th Cir. 2013) 2013 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Format shifting/Space shifting; Internet/Digitization Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Seltzer v. Green Day, Inc., 725 F.3d 1170 (9th Cir. 2013) 2013 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Photograph Fair use found
SOFA Entm’t, Inc. v. Dodger Prods., Inc., 709 F.3d 1273 (9th Cir. 2013) 2013 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual Fair use found
Morris v. Guetta, No. LA CV12-00684 JAK (RZX) (C.D. Cal. Feb. 4, 2013) 2013 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Photograph Fair use not found
Am. Inst. of Physics v. Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A., Civ. No. 12-528 (RHK/JJK) (D. Minn. July. 30, 2013) 2013 D. Minn. Eighth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use found
Faulkner Literary Rights, L.L.C. v. Sony Pictures Classics, Inc., 953 F. Supp. 2d 701 (N.D. Miss. 2013) 2013 N.D. Miss. Fifth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Textual work Fair use found
Associated Press v. Meltwater U.S. Holdings, Inc., 931 F. Supp. 2d 537 (S.D.N.Y. 2013) 2013 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Format shifting/Space shifting; News reporting Fair use not found
Soc’y of the Holy Transfiguration Monestary, Inc. v. Gregory, 689 F.3d 29 (1st Cir. 2012) 2012 1st Cir. First Circuit Internet/Digitization; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use not found
Balsley v. LFP, Inc., 691 F.3d 747 (6th Cir. 2012) 2012 6th Cir. Sixth Circuit Photograph Fair use not found
Brownmark Films, L.L.C. v. Comedy Partners, 682 F.3d 687 (7th Cir. 2012) 2012 7th Cir. Seventh Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire Fair use found
Monge v. Maya Magazines, Inc., 688 F.3d 1164 (9th Cir. 2012) 2012 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit News reporting; Photograph; Unpublished Fair use not found
Nat’l Ctr. for Jewish Film v. Riverside Films, L.L.C., No. 5:12-cv-00044-ODW (DTB) (C.D. Cal. Sept. 14, 2012) 2012 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual Fair use found
Northland Family Planning Clinic, Inc. v. Crt. for Bio-Ethical Reform, 868 F. Supp. 2d 962 (C.D. Cal. 2012) 2012 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual, Parody/Satire Fair use found
Murphy v. Millennium Radio Grp. L.L.C., 650 F.3d 295 (3d Cir. 2011) 2011 3d Cir. Third Circuit News reporting; Photograph Fair use not found
Friedman v. Guetta, No. CV 10-00014 DDP (JCx) (C.D. Cal. May 27, 2011) 2011 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Photograph Fair use not found
Righthaven, L.L.C. v. Jama, No. 2:10-CV-1322 JCM (LRL) (D. Nev. Apr. 22, 2011) 2011 D. Nev. Ninth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Internet/Digitization; News reporting; Textual work Fair use found
CCA and B, LLC v. F + W Media, Inc., 819 F. Supp. 2d 1310 (Ν.D. Ga. 2011) 2011 Ν.D. Ga. Eleventh Circuit Parody/Satire; Textual work Fair use found
Salinger v. Colting, 607 F.3d 68 (2d Cir. 2010) 2010 2d Cir. Second Circuit Parody/Satire; Review/Commentary; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Bouchat v. Balt. Ravens Ltd. P'ship, 619 F.3d 301 (4th Cir. 2010) 2010 4th Cir. Fourth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Painting/Drawing/Graphic Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Henley v. DeVore, 733 F. Supp. 2d 1144 (C.D. Cal. 2010) 2010 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Music; Parody/Satire Fair use not found
Righthaven, L.L.C. v. Realty One Grp., Inc., No. 2:10-cv-1036-LRH-PAL. (D. Nev. Oct. 19, 2010) 2010 D. Nev. Ninth Circuit Internet/Digitization; News reporting; Textual work Fair use found
Gaylord v. United States, 595 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 2010) 2010 Fed. Cir. Federal Circuit Sculpture Fair use not found
A.V. ex rel. Vanderhye v. iParadigms, L.L.C., 562 F.3d 630 (4th Cir. 2009) 2009 4th Cir. Fourth Circuit Computer program; Education/Scholarship/Research; Internet/Digitization; Textual work Fair use found
Reyes v. Wyeth Pharm., Inc., 603 F. Supp. 2d 289 (D.P.R. 2009) 2009 D.P.R. First Circuit Photograph; Sculpture Fair use not found
Blackwell Publ’g, Inc. v. Excel Research Grp., LLC, 661 F. Supp. 2d 786 (E.D. Mich. 2009) 2009 E.D. Mich. Sixth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
Warren Publ’g Co. v. Spurlock, 645 F. Supp. 2d 402 (E.D. Pa. 2009) 2009 E.D. Pa. Third Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Textual work Fair use found
House of Bryant Publ’ns, L.L.C. v. A&E Television Networks, No. 3:09-0502 (M.D. Tenn. Oct. 30, 2009) 2009 M.D. Tenn. Sixth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Music; Textual work Fair use not found
United States v. Am. Soc’y of Composers, Authors and Publishers, 599 F. Supp. 2d 415 (S.D.N.Y. 2009), vacated, 627 F.3d 64 (2d Cir. 2010) 2009 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Internet; Music Fair use not found
Peter Letterese & Assocs. v. World Inst. of Scientology Enters., 533 F.3d 1287 (11th Cir. 2008) 2008 11th Cir. Eleventh Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Review/Commentary; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Leadsinger, Inc. v. BMG Music Publ’g, 512 F.3d 522 (9th Cir. 2008) 2008 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Music; Photograph; Textual work Fair use not found
Lennon v. Premise Media Corp., 556 F. Supp. 2d 310 (S.D.N.Y. 2008) 2008 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Music; Review/Commentary Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Warner Bros. Entm’t, Inc. v. RDR Books, 575 F. Supp. 2d 513 (S.D.N.Y. 2008) 2008 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Films/Audiovisual; Textual work Fair use not found
Zomba Enters., Inc. v. Panorama Records, Inc., 491 F.3d 574 (6th Cir. 2007) 2007 6th Cir. Sixth Circuit Music Fair use not found
Perfect 10, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., 508 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. 2007) 2007 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Internet/Digitization; Photograph Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Fitzgerald v. CBS Broad., Inc., 491 F. Supp. 2d 177 (D. Mass. 2007) 2007 D. Mass. First Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting; Photograph Fair use not found
Tavory v. NTP, Inc., 495 F. Supp. 2d 531 (E.D. Va. 2007) 2007 E.D. Va. Fourth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use found
Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley Ltd., 448 F.3d 605 (2d Cir. 2006) 2006 2d Cir. Second Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic Fair use found
Blanch v. Koons, 467 F.3d 244 (2d Cir. 2006) 2006 2d Cir. Second Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Photograph Fair use found
Wall Data, Inc. v. L.A. Cnty. Sheriff’s Dep’t, 447 F.3d 769 (9th Cir. 2006) 2006 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Computer program Fair use not found
Clean Flicks of Colo., LLC v. Soderbergh, 433 F. Supp. 2d 1236 (D. Colo. 2006) 2006 D. Colo. Tenth Circuit Film/Audiovisual Fair use not found
BMG Music v. Gonzalez, 430 F.3d 888 (7th Cir. 2005) 2005 7th Cir. Seventh Circuit Internet/Digitization; Music Fair use not found
Wilen v. Alt. Media Net, Inc., No. 03CIV2524 (RMB) (JCF) (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 26, 2005) 2005 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Internet/Digitization; Parody/Satire; Photograph Fair use not found
Compaq Computer Corp. v. Ergonome, Inc., 387 F.3d 403 (5th Cir. 2004) 2004 5th Cir. Fifth Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Textual work Fair use found
Ty, Inc. v. Publ'ns Int'l, Ltd., 333 F. Supp. 2d 705 (N.D. Ill. 2004) 2004 N.D. Ill. Seventh Circuit Photograph; Review/Commentary; Sculpture Fair use not found
MasterCard Int’l, Inc. v. Nader 2000 Primary Comm., Inc., No. 00 CIV. 3802 (HB) (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 8, 2004) 2004 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire Fair use found
Video Pipeline, Inc. v. Buena Vista Home Entm’t, Inc., 342 F.3d 191 (3d Cir. 2003) 2003 3d Cir. Third Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Internet/Digitization Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Bond v. Blum, 317 F.3d 385 (4th Cir. 2003) 2003 4th Cir. Fourth Circuit Textual work; Unpublished; Used in government proceeding Fair use found
United States v. Slater, 348 F.3d 666 (7th Cir. 2003) 2003 7th Cir. Seventh Circuit Computer program; Internet/digitization Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Elvis Presley Enters., Inc. v. Passport Video, 349 F.3d 622 (9th Cir. 2003) 2003 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Music; Photograph; Review/Commentary Fair use not found
Kelly v. Arriba Soft Corp., 336 F.3d 811 (9th Cir. 2003) 2003 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Internet/Digitization; Photograph Fair use found
Mattel Inc. v. Walking Mountain Prods., 353 F.3d 792 (9th Cir. 2003) 2003 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Parody/Satire; Photograph; Review/Commentary Fair use found
Chi. Bd. of Educ. v. Substance, Inc., 354 F.3d 624 (7th Cir. 2003) 2003 7th Cir. Seventh Circuit Review/Commentary; Textual work Fair use not found
Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, Inc. v. Otsar Sifrei Lubavitch, Inc., 312 F.3d 94 (2d Cir. 2002) 2002 2d Cir. Second Circuit Textual Work Fair use not found
L.A. News Serv. v. CBS Broad., Inc., 305 F.3d 924 (9th Cir. 2002) 2002 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting Fair use found
Suntrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin Co., 268 F.3d 1257 (11th Cir. 2001) 2001 11th Cir. Eleventh Circuit Parody/Satire; Textual work Fair use found
Davis v. Gap, Inc., 246 F.3d 152 (2d Cir. 2001) 2001 2d Cir. Second Circuit Other visual arts Fair use not found
Veeck v. S. Bldg. Code Cong. Int’l, 241 F.3d 398 (5th Cir. 2001) 2001 5th Cir. Fifth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001) 2001 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Internet/Digitization; Format shifting/Space shifting; Music Fair use not found
Byrne v. BBC, 132 F. Supp. 2d 229 (S.D.N.Y. 2001) 2001 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Music; News reporting Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Hofheinz v. Discovery Commc’ns, Inc., No. 00 CIV. 3802 (HB) (S.D.N.Y. Sep. 20, 2001) 2001 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Review/Commentary Fair use found
World Wrestling Fed’n Entm’t, Inc. v. Bozell, 142 F. Supp. 2d 514 (S.D.N.Y. 2001) 2001 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Review/Commentary Fair use not found
Nunez v. Caribbean Int’l News Corp., 235 F.3d 18 (1st Cir. 2000) 2000 1st Cir. First Circuit News reporting; Photograph Fair use found
Sony Computer Entm't. Inc. v. Connectix Corp., 203 F. 3d 596 (9th Cir. 2000) 2000 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Computer program Fair use found
Sony Computer Entm’t Am., Inc. v. Bleem, L.L.C., 214 F.3d 1022 (9th Cir. 2000) 2000 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Computer program Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Worldwide Church of God v. Phila. Church of God, Inc., 227 F.3d 1110 (9th Cir. 2000) 2000 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Textual Work Fair use not found
Baraban v. Time Warner, Inc., No. 99 Civ. 1569 (JSM) (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 6, 2000) 2000 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Photograph; Review/Commentary; Textual work Fair use found
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. v. Comline Bus. Data, Inc., 166 F.3d 65 (2d Cir. 1999) 1999 2d Cir. Second Circuit News reporting; Textual Work Fair use not found
Tiffany Design, Inc. v. Reno-Tahoe Specialty, Inc., 55 F. Supp. 2d 1113 (D. Nev. 1999) 1999 D. Nev. Ninth Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Photograph Fair use not found
Castle Rock Entm’t, Inc. v. Carol Publ’g Grp., Inc., 150 F.3d 132 (2d Cir. 1998) 1998 2d Cir. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Textual work Fair use not found
Infinity Broad. Corp. v. Kirkwood,

150 F.3d 104 (2d Cir. 1998)

1998 2d Cir. Second Circuit Format shifting/Space shifting; Music Fair use not found
Leibovitz v. Paramount Pictures Corp., 137 F.3d 109 (2d Cir. 1998) 1998 2d Cir. Second Circuit Parody/Satire; Photograph Fair use found
Sundeman v. Seajay Soc’y, Inc., 142 F.3d 194 (4th Cir. 1998) 1998 4th Cir. Fourth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Review/Commentary; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use found
L.A. News Serv. v. Reuters Television Int'l, Ltd., 149 F.3d 987 (9th Cir. 1998) 1998 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting Fair use not found
Columbia Pictures Indus., Inc. v. Miramax Films Corp., 11 F. Supp. 2d 1179 (C.D. Cal. 1998) 1998 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Parody/Satire Fair use not found
Lucent Info. Mgmt. v. Lucent Techs., Inc., 5 F. Supp. 2d 238 (D. Del. 1998) 1998 D. Del. Third Circuit Textual work; Used in government proceeding Fair use found
Duffy v. Penguin Books USA, Inc., 4 F. Supp. 2d 268 (S.D.N.Y. 1998) 1998 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Format shifting/Space shifting; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use found
Ringgold v. Black Entm’t Television, Inc., 126 F.3d 70 (2d Cir. 1997) 1997 2d Cir. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Photograph Fair use not found
Dr. Seuss Enters., L.P. v. Penguin Books USA, Inc., 109 F.3d 1394 (9th Cir. 1997) 1997 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Parody/Satire; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
L.A. News Serv. v. KCAL-TV Channel 9, 108 F.3d 1119 (9th Cir. 1997) 1997 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting Fair use not found
Princeton Univ. Press v. Mich. Document Servs., Inc., 99 F.3d 1381 (6th Cir. 1996) 1996 6th Cir. Sixth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
Sega Enters. Ltd. v. MAPHIA, 948 F. Supp. 923 (N.D. Cal. 1996) 1996 N.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Computer program; Internet/Digitization Fair use not found
Monster Commc’ns, Inc. v. Turner Broad. Sys., Inc., 935 F. Supp. 490 (S.D.N.Y. 1996) 1996 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Review/Commentary Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Am. Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc., 60 F.3d 913 (2d Cir. 1994) 1994 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work; Used in government proceeding Fair use not found
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. v. Am. Honda Motor Co., 900 F. Supp. 1287 (C.D. Cal. 1995) 1995 C.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire Fair use not found
Robinson v. Random House, Inc., 877 F. Supp. 830 (S.D.N.Y. 1995) 1995 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Textual work Fair use not found
Rotbart v. J.R. O’Dwyer Co., No. 94 Civ. 2091 (JSM) (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 7, 1995) 1995 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Format shifting/Space shifting; News reporting; Review/commentary; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use found
Nat’l Rifle Ass’n of Am. v. Handgun Control Fed’n of Ohio, 15 F.3d 559 (6th Cir. 1994) 1994 6th Cir. Sixth Circuit Textual work Fair use found
Norse v. Henry Holt & Co., 847 F. Supp. 142 (N.D. Cal. 1994) 1994 N.D. Cal. Ninth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use found
Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., 510 U.S. 569 (1994) 1994 U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Supreme Court Music; Parody/Satire Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Twin Peaks Prods., Inc. v. Publ’ns Int’l, Ltd., 996 F.2d 1366 (2d Cir. 1993) 1993 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Review/Commentary; Textual work Fair use not found
McGowan v. Cross, 991 F.2d 790, Nos. 92-1480, 92-1584 (4th Cir. Apr. 22, 1993) 1993 4th Cir. Fourth Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic Fair use found
Television Digest, Inc. v. U.S. Tel. Ass’n, 841 F. Supp. 5 (D.D.C. 1993) 1993 D.D.C. District of Columbia Circuit Format shifting/Space shifting; News reporting Fair use not found
Arica Inst., Inc. v. Palmer, 970 F.2d 1067 (2d Cir. 1992) 1992 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Review/Commentary; Textual work Fair use found
Rogers v. Koons, 960 F.2d 301 (2d Cir. 1992) 1992 2d Cir. Second Circuit Parody; Review/Commentary; Sculpture Fair use not found
L.A. News Serv. v. Tullo, 973 F.2d 791 (9th Cir. 1992) 1992 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting Fair use not found
Sega Enters. Ltd. v. Accolade, Inc., 977 F.2d 1510 (9th Cir. 1992) 1992 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Computer program; Education/Scholarship/Research Fair use found
Atari Games Corp. v. Nintendo of Am. Inc., 975 F. 2d 832 (Fed. Cir. 1992) 1992 Fed. Cir. Federal Circuit Computer program Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Lish v. Harper’s Magazine Found., 807 F. Supp. 1090 (S.D.N.Y. 1992) 1992 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit News Reporting; Review/Commentary; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use not found
Ass’n of Am. Med. Colls. v. Cuomo, 928 F.2d 519 (2d Cir. 1991) 1991 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Review/Commentary; Textual work; Unpublished Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Wright v. Warner Books, Inc., 953 F.2d 731 (2d Cir. 1991) 1991 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use found
Basic Books, Inc. v. Kinko’s Graphics Corp., 758 F. Supp. 1522 (S.D.N.Y. 1991) 1991 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
Cable/Home Commc’n Corp. v. Network Prods., Inc., 902 F.2d 829 (11th Cir. 1990) 1990 11th Cir. Eleventh Circuit Computer program Fair use not found
New Era Publ’ns Int’l, ApS v. Carol Publ’g Grp., 904 F.2d 152 (2d Cir. 1990) 1990 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Review/Commentary; Textual work Fair use found
Wojnarowicz v. Am. Family Ass’n, 745 F. Supp. 130 (S.D.N.Y. 1990) 1990 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit News reporting; Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Textual work Fair use found
Stewart v. Abend, 495 U.S. 207 (1990) 1990 U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Supreme Court Film/Audiovisual; Textual work Fair use not found
New Era Publ’ns Int’l, ApS v. Henry Holt & Co., 873 F.2d 576 (2d Cir. 1989) 1989 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Review/Commentary; Textual work; Unpublished Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Weissmann v. Freeman, 868 F.2d 1313 (2d Cir. 1989) 1989 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
Narell v. Freeman, 872 F.2d 907 (9th Cir. 1989) 1989 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Textual work Fair use found
New Line Cinema Corp. v. Bertlesman Music Grp., Inc., 693 F. Supp. 1517 (S.D.N.Y. 1988) 1988 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Music; Parody/Satire; Unpublished Fair use not found
Salinger v. Random House, Inc., 811 F.2d 90 (2d Cir. 1987) 1987 2d Cir. Second Circuit Textual work; Unpublished Fair use not found
Maxtone-Graham v. Burtchaell, 803 F.2d 1253 (2d Cir. 1986) 1986 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Review/Commentary; Textual work Fair use found
Educ. Testing Servs. v. Katzman, 793 F.2d 533 (3d Cir. 1986) 1986 3d Cir. Third Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
Fisher v. Dees, 794 F.2d 432 (9th Cir. 1986) 1986 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Music; Parody/Satire; Review/Commentary Fair use found
Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Moral Majority, Inc., 796 F.2d 1148 (9th Cir. 1986) 1986 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Review/Commentary; Textual work Fair use found
Supermarket of Homes, Inc. v. San Fernando Valley Bd. of Realtors, 786 F.2d 1400 (9th Cir. 1986) 1986 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Textual work Fair use not found
Haberman v. Hustler Magazine, Inc.,

626 F. Supp. 201 (D. Mass. 1986)

1986 D. Mass. First Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic; Photograph; Review/Commentary Fair use found
Radji v. Khakbaz, 607 F. Supp. 1296 (D.D.C. 1985) 1985 D.D.C. District of Columbia Circuit News reporting; Textual work Fair use not found
Harper & Row Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enters., 471 U.S. 539 (1985) 1985 U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Supreme Court News reporting; Textual work; Unpublished Fair use not found
Pac. & S. Co. v. Duncan, 744 F.2d 1490 (11th Cir. 1984) 1984 11th Cir. Eleventh Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting Fair use not found
Diamond v. Am-Law Publ’g Corp., 745 F.2d 142 (2d Cir. 1984) 1984 2d Cir. Second Circuit News reporting Fair use found
Fin. Info., Inc. v. Moody’s Investor Serv., Inc., 751 F.2d 501 (2d Cir. 1984) 1984 2d Cir. Second Circuit Textual work Fair use not found
Brewer v. Hustler Magazine, Inc., 749 F.2d 527 (9th Cir. 1984) 1984 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Photograph Fair use not found
Sony Corp. of Am. v. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S. 417 (1984) 1984 U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Supreme Court Film/Audiovisual; Format shifting/Space shifting Fair use found
Consumers Union, Inc. v. Gen. Signal Corp., 724 F.2d 1044 (2d Cir. 1983) 1983 2d Cir. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Textual work Fair use found
Warner Bros., Inc. v. Am. Broad. Cos., Inc., 720 F.2d 231 (2d Cir. 1983) 1983 2d Cir. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Marcus v. Rowley, 695 F.2d 1171 (9th Cir. 1983) 1983 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
Ass’n of Am. Med. Colls. v. Mikaelian, 571 F. Supp. 144 (E.D. Pa. 1983) 1983 E.D. Pa. Third Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
DC Comics Inc. v. Reel Fantasy, Inc., 696 F.2d 24 (2d Cir. 1982) 1982 2d Cir. Second Circuit Painting/Drawing/Graphic Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Roy Exp. Co. Establishment of Vaduz, Liech. v. CBS, Inc., 672 F.2d 1095 (2d Cir. 1982) 1982 2d Cir. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting; Photograph Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Jartech, Inc. v. Clancy, 666 F.2d 403 (9th Cir. 1982) 1982 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Used in government proceeding Fair use found
Dow Jones & Co. v. Brd. of Trade of Chi., 546 F. Supp. 113 (S.D.N.Y. 1982) 1982 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Textual work Fair use found
Encyclopedia Brittanica Educ. Corp. v. Crooks, 542 F. Supp. 1156 (W.D.N.Y. 1982) 1982 W.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Film/Audiovisual; Format shifting/Space shifting Fair use not found
Rubin v. Bos. Magazine Co., 645 F.2d 80 (1st Cir. 1981) 1981 1st Cir. First Circuit Textual work Fair use not found
MCA, Inc. v. Wilson, 677 F.2d 180 (2d Cir. 1981) 1981 2d Cir. Second Circuit Review/Commentary; Music Fair use not found
Warner Bros., Inc. v. Am. Broad. Cos., Inc., 654 F.2d 204 (2d Cir. 1981) 1981 2d Cir. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire; Painting/Drawing/Graphic Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Iowa State Univ. Research Found., Inc., v. Am. Broad. Cos., Inc., 621 F.2d 57 (2d Cir. 1980) 1980 2d Cir. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; News reporting Fair use not found
Triangle Publ’ns, Inc. v. Knight-Ridder Newspapers, Inc., 626 F.2d 1171 (5th Cir. 1980) 1980 5th Cir. Fifth Circuit Textual work Fair use found
Elsmere Music, Inc. v. NBC, 482 F. Supp. 741 (S.D.N.Y. 1980) 1980 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire Fair use found
Dall. Cowboys Cheerleaders, Inc. v. Scoreboard Posters, Inc., 600 F.2d 1184 (5th Cir. 1979) 1979 5th Cir. Fifth Circuit Parody/Satire; Photograph Fair use not found
DC Comics, Inc. v. Crazy Eddie, Inc., No. 79 Civ. 3786 (PNL) (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 3, 1979) 1979 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire Fair use not found
Walt Disney Prods. v. Air Pirates, 581 F.2d 751 (9th Cir. 1978), cert. denied, 439 U.S. 1132 (1979) 1978 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Parody/Satire; Painting/Drawing/Graphic Fair use not found
Meeropol v. Nizer, 560 F.2d 1061 (2d Cir. 1977) 1977 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
N.Y. Times Co. v. Roxbury Data Interface, Inc., 434 F. Supp. 217 (D.N.J. 1977) 1977 D.N.J. Third Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use found
H.C. Wainwright & Co. v. Wall St. Transcript Corp., 418 F. Supp. 620 (S.D.N.Y. 1976), aff’d, 558 F.2d 91 (2d Cir. 1977), cert. denied, 434 U.S. 1014 (1978) 1976 S.D.N.Y. Second Circuit News reporting; Textual work Fair use not found
Williams & Wilkins Co. v. United States, 487 F.2d 1345 (Ct. Cl. 1973) 1973 Ct. Cl. Federal Circuit Education/Research/Scholarship; Textual work Fair use found
Rosemont Enters., Inc. v. Random House, Inc., 366 F.2d 303 (2d Cir. 1966) 1966 2d Cir. Second Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Preliminary ruling, mixed result, or remand
Berlin v. E.C. Publ’ns, Inc., 329 F.2d 541 (2d Cir. 1964) 1964 2d Cir. Second Circuit Music; Parody/Satire Fair use found
Wihtol v. Crow, 309 F.2d 777 (8th Cir. 1962) 1962 8th Cir. Eighth Circuit Music Fair use not found
Eisenschiml v. Fawcett Publ’ns, Inc., 246 F.2d 598 (7th Cir. 1957) 1957 7th Cir. Seventh Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use found
Benny v. Loew's, Inc., 239 F.2d 532 (9th Cir. 1956) 1956 9th Cir. Ninth Circuit Film/Audiovisual; Parody/Satire; Textual work Fair use not found
Toksvig v. Bruce Pub. Co., 181 F.2d 664 (7th Cir. 1950) 1950 7th Cir. Seventh Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found
Folsom v. Marsh, 9 F. Cas. 342 (C.C.D. Mass. 1841) 1841 C.C.D. Mass. First Circuit Education/Scholarship/Research; Textual work Fair use not found