Florence Pan, Judge in DOJ v. PRH Case, Confirmed to U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C.

The United States Senate voted on Tuesday to elevate the judge overseeing the lawsuit that will decide the fate of the proposed merger of Penguin Random House with Simon & Schuster to the influential U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, filling the seat that belonged to Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-21 04:00:00 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ v. PRH: Judge Tosses PRH Exec Testimony

After a lengthy presentation by Manuel Sansigre, PRH's global v-p for mergers and acquisitions, Judge Florence Pan decided to exclude his testimony, ruling that the data had not been independently verified. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Post-Trial Briefs, PRH Attorneys Say DOJ Failed to Prove Its Case Against S&S Merger

In a highly anticipated post-trial filing PRH attorneys reiterate their claim that the government manufactured a fatally flawed case to block the nearly $2.2 billion merger—and then failed to prove it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The PRH-S&S Acquisition Case Goes to Court

The United States' Department of Justice is suing to block the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger deal struck in late 2020. The post The PRH-S&S Acquisition Case Goes to Court appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-01 13:55:05 UTC ]
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Publishers, Agencies Start Receiving Subpoenas as DoJ-PRH Case Ramps Up

As Penguin Random House and the Department of Justice continue to prepare for an August trial in which PRH hopes to block the government’s effort to kill its acquisition of Simon & Schuster, professionals throughout the industry are finding themselves pulled into the legal fray. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Rules the DoJ's Case Against Bolton Can Go Forward

A federal judge this week denied former national security adviser John Bolton’s motion to dismiss the government's case against him, finding that the government has presented sufficient evidence to support its claim that Bolton breached his confidentiality agreements by publishing his memoir... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 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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Appeals Court Shoots Down Digital Resale in ReDigi Case

In upholding a lower court ruling that ReDigi's attempt to create a service that could legally copy digital files for resale copyright infringement, the appeals court made the sale of used ebooks all the more unlikely. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Second Time, Appeals Court Hears GSU E-Reserves Case

The decade-old litigation over digitized course readings made another appearance before the 11th Circuit last week, but the case could still be far from a conclusion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appeals Court Orders Expedited Hearing in ReDigi Case

The order, issued by Denny Chin, the judge who presided over Google’s library book scanning litigation, could mean oral arguments in the copyright case could be heard this summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-22 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 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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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

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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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Apple case appeals, judges query Amazon role

The US judges hearing Apple's appeal against its price-fixing conviction have asked questions about the role of Amazon in the ebook market, giving hope for the appeal, it has been reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conan Doyle Estate Appeals Copyright Case to Supreme Court

The Doyle estate is hoping to overturn two lower court decisions that affirming that the character of Sherlock Homes is in the public domain, in anticipation of a full appeal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Appeal: Judge Botched E-book Case

Apple’s appeal of its price-fixing case boils down to this: Judge Denise Cote blew it. "The evidence," Apple argues, "cannot support a finding of a conspiracy." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Won't Hear Amazon Appeal in NYS Tax Case

New York State’s collection of online sales tax has withstood a legal challenge by Amazon and Overstock, as the U.S. Supreme Court decided this morning not to hear an appeal of a March ruling by New York’s top court that found that the state could impose the tax. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DOJ v PRH: Madeline McIntosh Details PRH's Publishing Process

As the Department of Justice’s case against the proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House entered its third week, the defense called PRH US CEO Madeline McIntosh, plus merger and acquisition executives from ViacomCBS and PRH, to the stand to discuss why approval of the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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