499 U.S. 340 (1991)
Respondent sued petitioner for copyright infringement because petitioner had used information contained in its white pages in the compilation of its own directory.
- The court reversed a grant of summary judgment in favor of respondent because the selection, coordination, and arrangement of respondent's white pages did not satisfy the minimum constitutional standards for copyright protection.
- Specifically, the court found that respondent's white pages, which contained only factual information, i.e., phone numbers, addresses, and names listed in alphabetical order, lacked the requisite originality because respondent had not selected, coordinated, or arranged the uncopyrightable facts in any original way.
The court reversed the judgment.
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