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Judge Denies Author Attempt to Trademark 'Cocky'

In a decision handed down late last week, Judge Alvin Hellerstein of the Southern District of New York denied a motion by an author requesting that a preliminary injunction be issued to prevent publication a number of books that include the word “cocky” in the title. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling

In a court case mounted with the Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild has prevailed against Faleena Hopkins in the Southern District of New York: Authors can use the word 'cocky' in titles. The post Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling appeared first... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Families of San Bernardino attack victims accuse Facebook, Google and Twitter of aiding terrorism in lawsuit

Relatives of the victims of the San Bernardino terrorist attack filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Twitter, Google and Facebook, accusing the tech giants of knowingly supporting Islamic State and its extremist agenda. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft, Getty settle copyright dispute

Microsoft and Getty Images have settled a copyright dispute and agreed to work together to provide the digital media company’s images for the software giant’s products like Bing and Cortana.Getty had filed a complaint in September against the Bing Image Widget, launched in the previous month,... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement in the ebooks price-fixing lawsuit with U.S. states and a consumer group ahead of a trial for damages scheduled for July 14, according to records in a New York federal court.The iPhone maker will, however, continue its appeal of a verdict in July last... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge approves class-action suit against Apple in ebooks case

A New York judge has given the go-ahead for a group to collectively sue Apple for damages over its collusion with publishers to fix the price of electronic books.Denise Cote, a judge at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, wrote in her approval of class status that... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple will continue to be watched by an antitrust monitor during its appeal of a court order creating the position, a court ruled.While a setback for Apple, which had asked for a stay of the appointment of an external compliance monitor in an ebooks price-fixing conspiracy case, the ruling by... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US court throws out class-action status in Google books case, for now

A U.S. court has decided that the class-action designation of the copyright lawsuit brought against Google by the Authors Guild over the company's book-scanning project was "premature," and has returned the suit to a lower court for consideration of fair use issues.The Authors Guild filed its... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ebook case, Apple says publishers had already taken measures to counter Amazon

Concerned about Amazon.com's low pricing of ebooks, publishers had taken measures as early as 2009 such as "windowing," a practice of delaying ebook releases to benefit sales of hardcover editions, Apple said in a filing in an ebook price-fixing lawsuit.The U.S. Department of Justice in an... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers in anti-trust dream over Kindle

In a legal motion that brings to mind Sancho Panza and Don Quixote, three independent bookstores, including tiny Posman Books in Grand Central, have filed a class action suit charging Amazon.com and the Big Six publishers with monopolizing the ebook market. The complaint asks that Amazon and the... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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