I disagree, he has the press on his side almost automatically. This is going to be a reasonably important copyright precedent case -- some organization will pay for a legal battle if there is one.
minimum_wage, you'll be happy to know that I actually have a professor who attended Yale and when I showed him this post he got a bit frothy. Normally he's hilariously liberal and progressive but he sided with Yale's dean without even thinking about it. Kinda funny really.