Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’

The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education. The post Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Could Shake Up Legal Publishing

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court this week held that annotations added to the State of Georgia’s legal code are not eligible for copyright protection. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2015: Changes to Canadian Copyright Law Continue to Hammer Publishers

According to a new report, changes to Canada’s copyright law have had devastating effects on educational publishers and will ultimately contribute to a decline in the quality and quantity of content available to students. Trade publishers say they, too, are feeling the impact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing Reacts to New ‘Industry Committee’ Copyright Report

As the Industry Committee report on the Canadian Modernization Act arrives, publishing industry players call for speed, with an election looming. The post Canadian Publishing Reacts to New ‘Industry Committee’ Copyright Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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ReDigi Will Seek Supreme Court Review in Key Copyright Case

In a letter filed with the Supreme Court this week, the defendants asked for more time to file a petition, saying the case raises "novel and important legal questions." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Applaud Appeals Court Opinion in ‘Capitol Records v. ReDigi’ Copyright Case

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals rules that resale of digital content as conceived by the startup ReDigi is a copyright infringement. The post Publishers Applaud Appeals Court Opinion in ‘Capitol Records v. ReDigi’ Copyright Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Issue Statement on Access Copyright Counterclaim to Education Lawsuit

In Canada's long struggle over copyright protection and 'fair dealing,' Access Copyright responds to the education sector's lawsuit, while the Parliamentary review of the Copyright Moderniztion Act is ongoing. The post Canadian Publishers Issue Statement on Access Copyright Counterclaim to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian Publishers

Calling it 'a truly essential organization for making our marketplace work,' Canadian publishers say they'll honor the Access Copyright revenue collection agency, which is under sustained attack from the education sector. The post Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Fix Our Marketplace,’ Canadian Publishers Tell Parliament in Copyright Act Hearings

'My colleagues and I are suffering real-time damage triggered by this act.' Glenn Rollans and Kate Edwards of the Association of Canadian Publishers, along with John Degen of the Writers' Union, testify in hearings on the Copyright Modernization Act. The post ‘Fix Our Marketplace,’ Canadian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of Access Copyright

'We have no choice but to interpret this suit as the intimidating action that it is,' says the leadership of the Association of Canadian Publishers in a statement on the lawsuit by almost 100 school boards and education ministries. The post Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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With billions at stake, Supreme Court urged to revisit ruling shielding internet purchases from sales tax

The last time the Supreme Court took a hard look at how to impose sales taxes on home shopping, it was the era of mail-order catalogs — “before Amazon was even selling books out of Jeff Bezos’ garage,” lawyers recently told the justices. In 1992, the high court upheld a constitutional rule that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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More Copyright Fallout: Canadian Textbook Publishing Called ‘Not Sustainable’

With a major Canadian textbook publisher citing a drop from $1 million annually to $100,000, Canada's review of copyright changes may be welcome next year. The post More Copyright Fallout: Canadian Textbook Publishing Called ‘Not Sustainable’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Dr. Jessica Sänger: Germany’s Börsenverein Will Back a Constitutional Court Complaint Over Copyright Levies Ruling

As Germany's publishing industry reels from a Supreme Court ruling on copyright levies that could plunge some houses into bankruptcy, legal counsel to the Börsenverein tells us that a Constitutional Court challenge will be attempted. The post Dr. Jessica Sänger: Germany’s Börsenverein Will Back... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German industry rocked by Federal Supreme Court ruling

A court ruling that ends the decades-long practice of distributing copyright levies equally between authors and publishers is rocking Germany’s book industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Supreme Court stays out of Batmobile case, a victory for DC Comics' copyright crusade

Pow! Zap! Bam! DC Comics has won its crusade against Batmobile duplicates. The comic book publisher's legal battle with a Temecula mechanic over knockoffs of Batman's prized vehicle won't go before the Supreme Court.  On Monday, the high court declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Court Rejects Publishers’ Latest Appeal in GSU Copyright Case

The decision means that the case is headed back to the district court, although the publishers could to the Supreme Court. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Supreme court to rule whether ban on abuse memoir threatens free speech

Rights groups back challenge, claiming injunction on British performing artist’s book is serious risk to freedom of expressionA British performing artist who has been prevented from publishing his memoir as a result of legal action brought by his ex-wife is to ask the supreme court to overturn... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Appeals Court Reverses GSU Copyright Ruling

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals last Friday reversed a lower court’s fair use finding in the GSU e-reserves case. But as the dust settles, library supporters says the 129-page decision may not be the significant blow publishers had hoped for. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Copyright Changes Hit Canadian Publishers Hard

When the Canadian Copyright Modernization Act was passed in 2012, publishing associations were happy with certain aspects of the legislation, including its antipiracy measures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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