Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc.

Case Number: CLB0476

Date: 04.05.2021

Citation: Supreme Court of the United States Case No. 18-956

Determining whether the fair use defense to copyright infringement of an API applies is based on an analysis of four factors: (a) the purpose and char­acter of the use; (b) the nature of the copyrighted work; (c) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and (d) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.

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