'Choose Your Own Adventure' publisher sues Netflix over 'Bandersnatch'

Netflix's choose-your-own-adventure style film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is the subject of a new lawsuit, brought against the streaming giant by Chooseco LLC. The company is known for publishing the "Choose Your Own Adventure" book series popular in... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publisher sues Netflix in Bandersnatch trademark row

Vermont-based indie publisher Chooseco is suing Netflix for allegedly infringing on its Choose Your Own Adventure trademark with the release of interactive feature "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix sued over Bandersnatch's similarities to Choose Your Own Adventure

Publishers of book series claim Netflix is using an association with the brand to increase awareness of the Black Mirror episodeNetflix is being sued over its recent interactive episode of Black Mirror.The streaming platform released the feature-length Bandersnatch in December which allowed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chooseco Sues Netflix, Alleging ‘Bandersnatch’ Trademark Infringement

Chooseco officials say that Netflix not only failed to license the right to use its trademark in connection with the fictional “Bandersnatch,” but that the film’s dark content disparages the publisher's trademark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Netflix Effect: Publishers see Netflix deals as gateways to more TV work

Netflix pays creators, but for digital publishers, there's also a ton of value in just being able to say they have a show on Netflix. The post The Netflix Effect: Publishers see Netflix deals as gateways to more TV work appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book publishers sue Internet Archive for allegedly enabling piracy

When libraries around the US began closing their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internet Archive (IA) responded by creating a “National Emergency Library,” a collection of 1.4 million books from its free e-book repository Open Library. Pu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-01 19:33:58 UTC ]
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Publishers Sue Internet Archive Over Free E-Books

Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette and Wiley accused the nonprofit of piracy for making over 1 million books free online. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-01 17:13:29 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins eight-publisher battle for Fowler's adventure series

HarperCollins Children’s Books has triumphed in an eight-publisher UK auction for début author Aisling Fowler’s Middle Grade magical adventure series Fireborn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 01:49:54 UTC ]
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HC to publish Adventures of Paddington TV tie-ins

HarperCollins Children’s Books has secured world rights to publish the tie-in books for "The Adventures of Paddington", a new Nickelodeon television series launching globally in 2020. The animated pre-school series comprises 26 episodes and features the voice of Ben Whishaw as Paddington in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-08 20:24:37 UTC ]
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Tinder is making a choose-your-own-adventure streaming series: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Tinder’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-18 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers sue Amazon's Audible over speech-to-text feature

Major US publishers have filed a lawsuit against Amazon's audiobook company Audible in a row over a new speech-to-text feature which they say is a violation of copyright law.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-26 15:42:06 UTC ]
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Formerly Self-Published Italian Author Lands Netflix Series

Netflix will produce a new series titled 'Zero,' an Italian-language show based on the work of 27-year-old Antonio Dikele Distefano, a formerly self-published Italian author whose books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies since he signed with Mondadori. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix to publish a magazine as it chases Hollywood awards

Netflix is planning its first magazine, but you won’t find it on a newsstand. The world’s largest online TV network plans to publish a journal—with the working title Wide—to promote its programs and stars ahead of this year’s Emmys, the biggest awards gala in TV. The 100-plus page inaugural... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix seeks dismissal of Black Mirror Bandersnatch lawsuit

Netflix is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit by indie publisher Chooseco over its interactive Black Mirror episode "Bandersnatch". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix Seeks Dismissal of ‘Bandersnatch’ Trademark Suit

Among its defenses, the company says its use of the term "Choose Your Own Adventure" in connection with the film is a fair use. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trigger to publish memoir from adventurer Staniforth

Independent mental health publisher Trigger has acquired a new memoir on the synergy between outdoor adventure and mental wellbeing from adventurer, athlete and inspirational speaker Alex Staniforth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph to publish Sue Perkins' travel memoir

Michael Joseph is publishing a new travel-inspired memoir from Sue Perkins called East of Croydon: blunderings through India and South East Asia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vertebrate Publishing’s New Climb: Bringing Adventuring Women Into the Picture

An independent publisher in the UK sees how sports are changing, and is taking steps to address the gender gap in outdoor adventure literature–with an anthology by and about women. The post Vertebrate Publishing’s New Climb: Bringing Adventuring Women Into the Picture appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix chooses Mark Millar's 'Prodigy' as its second comic book

Netflix already has a second comic book lined up mere weeks after its first one hit stores. The service has unveiled Prodigy, a Mark Millar-penned comic book due in both digital and paper forms on December 5th. The series revolves around Edison Cra... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury to publish account of case that inspired Netflix hit 'The Staircase'

Ebury is publishing an inside look at the case of Michael Peterson, which became the subject of the hit Netflix true-crime documentary "The Staircase" heralded "the new 'Making a Murderer'". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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