The Authors Guild et al v. Google Inc.
ORDER GRANTING PRELIMINARY SETTLEMENT APPROVAL: Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED as follows: The motion is GRANTED. The Settlement Agreement is hereby preliminarily approved. Unless otherwise specified, all defined terms herein shall have the same meaning as in the Settlement Agreement. The Settlement Class set forth within and two Sub-Classes are provisionally certified for settlement purposes only. A final settlement/fairness hearing shall be held on June 11, 2009, at 1:00 p.m., before the undersigned in Courtroom 14C, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007. The Notice Commencement Date shall be January 5, 2009. The Opt-Out Deadline shall be May 5, 2009.. (Signed by Judge John E. Sprizzo on 11/14/2008) (jfe)