When U.S. District Judge Denny Chin threw out the proposed Google Books Settlement earlier this year, he sent authors, publishers, and Google back to the negotiating table in order to hammer out an agreement that would allow Google's digitization efforts to move forward.
But those negotiations are taking too long it seems, and at a conference between the groups today, Judge Chin put pressure on those involved to finalize things, threatening to set a "tight discovery schedule" if things aren't resolved when the group comes before him next on September 15.
As of today, federal judge Denny Chin granted a motion to delay the planned October 7th Google Book settlement. In an trial rife with controversy, Chin noted that it was pointless to hold a hearing on a settlement when key points we... Read Post
Google’s attempts to settle its legal dispute with authors and publishers — and in the process, claim the rights to millions of out-of-print titles — have been dismissed by a federal judge. Judge Denny Chin said the proposed settlem... Read Post