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May/12

Bloomberg's Use of Swatch Conference Call Transcript Held To Be Fair


The Bloomberg news service copied a transcript of a conference call between Swatch and stock analysts. Swatch claimed copyright. Held: fair use (relying heavily on (1) news reporting purpose; (2) thin copyright; and (3) no discernable effect on the ‘market’ for the work. Background here.

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