DOJ Urges Supreme Court to Deny Apple’s E-book Appeal

In an opposition brief filed on December 23, the U.S. Department of Justice urged the Supreme Court not to hear Apple’s appeal in the long-running ebook price-fixing case. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court denies Apple appeal in ebooks price fixing case

Apple will pay $450 million as a settlement for ebook price fixing after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the company's appeal of a lower court's antitrust ruling.The Supreme Court's decision Monday ends Apple's appeal of the antitrust case against the company and five book publishers and... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will the Supreme Court Take Apple’s E-Book Appeal?

Apple attorneys confirmed that they will seek a Supreme Court review of the 2013 verdict finding the company liable for price-fixing, but it's no lock the court will hear the case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Rejects Google Books Appeal

The decision ends one of the publishing industry's defining legal dramas of the digital age. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple denied Surpreme Court appeal ending price-fixing case

The Supreme Court in America is not going to take up Apple's appeal of the ebook price fixing ruling, effectively bringing to a close the "one of the most contentious legal dramas in modern publishing history". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Rejects Apple’s Appeal

At its March 4 conference, the Supreme Court declined to take up Apple’s appeal in its ebook price-fixing case, effectively ending one of the publishing industry's most closely-watched cases. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court rejects Apple's appeal over ebook price fixing

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal from Apple Inc. on Monday, leaving in place a ruling that Apple conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices when the company sought to challenge Amazon.com's dominance of the market. The justices' order lets stand an appeals court ruling that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Asks Supreme Court to Overturn E-books Decision

In their petition, Apple suggested a negative effect on the economy if the decision was left to stand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, DoJ Spar Ahead of December E-book Appeal

With an appeal date approaching, attorneys for Apple and the DoJ traded fire over whether Judge Denise Cote improperly weighed the evidence presented to her. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Asks Judge to Send E-book Case to Appeals Court

Apple attorneys argue that sending the matter to the Second Circuit would “save judicial resources by potentially avoiding the need for a costly trial.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Authors Guild denied appeal to stop Google scanning books

The US Authors Guild’s appeal against the earlier ruling that allows the tech giant to scan millions of books under ‘fair use’ has been rejected by the Supreme CourtA long-running face-off between the US Authors Guild and Google over the search engine’s scanning of millions of books was brought... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google's online library of books

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Google Inc.'s online book library from authors who said the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, Calif.-based Google and rejected the authors' claim that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Delays Decision on Google Books Case

Lawyers tell PW it is likely the court simply did not get to the case, and will be relisted for a future conference. The court's next scheduled conference is April 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple ebook price fixing case won't reach the Supreme Court

Apple's last shot at avoiding a $450 million ebook price fixing settlement just went out the window. The US Supreme Court has declined to hear Apple's challenge of an appeals court decision that left the company on the hook for allegedly conspiring... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Decision on Apple Case Delayed

The Supreme Court last week once again delayed a decision on whether to review Apple's ebook price-fixing case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Antitrust Experts Debate Apple’s Supreme Court Bid

A group of antitrust scholars gathered online at the Truth on the Market blog for a symposium titled: The Apple E-Books Antitrust Case: Implications for Antitrust Law and for the Economy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amicus Briefs Support Apple's Supreme Court Bid

In all, seven briefs have been filed in the case, at least five of which support Apple’s contention that the lower courts erred in finding Apple had conspired with publishers to fix ebook prices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project is legal

Google's goal of scanning millions of out-of-print books for online access has drawn the ire of authors and publishers for years. Today, a US appeals court ruled that the practice is in fact legal. Claims of infringement brought by the Authors Guil... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's book scanning project is fair use, appeals court rules

Google's book scanning project constitutes fair use under U.S. copyright law, an appeals court confirmed Friday, ending a ten-year legal fight by the Authors Guild and other writers' groups to have it stopped. Google began working with libraries in 2004 to digitize their book collections,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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