Topic Archives: API

Oracle v. Google – or How a File Cabinet beat Harry Potter

The Oracle v. Google case, currently on appeal before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will decide whether APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are copyrightable subject matter under section 102(a) and 102(b) of the Copyright Act. But it is … Continue reading

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Platform 2.0

Recent changes in the Terms of Use for Application Programming Interfaces (“APIs”) highlight the ways law and technology can work together to promote business innovation. While in the past web platforms have been relatively care free about how their data is used through … Continue reading

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