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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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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'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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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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One Russian Textbook Publisher Sues Another Over Alleged Trademark Infringement

Putting into question thousands of textbooks already bought and in use, the publisher Prosveshchenie says that Ventana-Graf textbooks are making wrongful use of its logo–and that those books are therefore 'counterfeit.' The post One Russian Textbook Publisher Sues Another Over Alleged Trademark... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-23 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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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bennett co-founds new publishing indie QuoScript

QuoScript, a new publishing company initially specialising in YA and crime fiction, has been co-founded by Salt director Linda Bennett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 01:17:21 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

Coronavirus has stacked the odds against indie presses even further, BHP Comics publisher Sha Nasir has said, warning he will have to completely change his firm's business model as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 14:53:02 UTC ]
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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 00:55:40 UTC ]
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Post-pandemic Publishing for Indie Authors

Indie authors are well positioned to survive and thrive in the post-pandemic publishing landscape Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Cope with Covid

A survey 'PW' conducted with indies found no plan for immediate return to offices and a trend of strong backlist sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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We are Bertrams' 'collateral damage', say indie publishers

Independent publishers have expressed their frustration at a lack of communication from Bertrams over unpaid bills, with some owed as much as £15,000.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 18:47:45 UTC ]
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Six Publishers Plan Indie Shindig

The new program is aimed at promoting new books to independent booksellers in the absence of the numerous trade shows that have been postponed because of the coronavirus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Crunch point' is yet to come, say indie publishers

Two indie publishers have shared their concerns about the coming autumn, and emphasised the importance of flexible plans moving forward. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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ACE 'just saved indie publishing', say presses

Indies The Bookseller has contacted have spoken of their "huge relief" after receiving funding from Arts Council England's £160m emergency coronavirus pot, though for many the grants are not a "fix-all". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 06:53:54 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the indie publisher

It came as no surprise that I caught the dreaded Covid-19. I spend an inordinate amount of time on the road with international and domestic authors, long hours in various media centres, and travel by London transport. We also live in a coronavirus hotspot, with multiple cases on my street... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 16:37:36 UTC ]
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