Eleventh Circuit Holds Code Annotations Are Not Copyrightable

By Sofia Bonfiglio

In Code Revision Commission v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., 906 F.3d 1229 (11th Cir. 2018), the Eleventh Circuit decided whether the annotations contained in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA), which is part of the official codification of Georgia’s laws and enacted by the Georgia General Assembly, may be copyrighted by the State of Georgia . . .

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