KinderGuides Copyright Case Ends, Appeal Unlikely

The closely watched case is now closed after the plaintiffs dropped the claim of willful infringement. Moppet Books, meanwhile, said they are unlikely to appeal the summary judgment in the case. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-20 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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Judge Explains KinderGuides Copyright Case Decision

Judge Jed Rakoff needed just 12 pages to dispatch with Moppet Books' claims that their works were protected by fair use. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case

In an interesting copyright case, children's books based on great literature are ruled by a US district judge to be infringing on copyright. The post US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Authors Win KinderGuides Copyright Case

A federal judge has found that Moppet Books had infringed copyright with its unauthorized children's "learning guides" to a host of classic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Appeal GSU Copyright Case

For the second time in eight years of contentious litigation, three academic publishers have appealed a key fair use decision involving the use of unlicensed digitized course readings on college campuses to the U.S. Court of Appeals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Case Ends, but Copyright Fight Goes On

At its April 15 conference, the Supreme Court declined to take up Authors Guild v. Google, effectively ending one of the defining copyright battles of the digital age. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-22 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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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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In Twist, Publishers Appeal Their ‘Win’ in GSU Copyright Case

The publisher plaintiffs in the closely-watched GSU copyright case have asked for a full hearing of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, despite already winning a unanimous reversal from a three-judge panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-10 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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Judge Sets Tentative Schedule for Internet Archive Copyright Case

Under the August 31 order, the closely watched case over book scanning and lending is to be ready for trial by November 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible looks to end Captions copyright lawsuit in US

Lawyers for Audible say the legal action against its Captions programme could soon be over, in a letter to the court.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:09:08 UTC ]
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In New Filing, Audible Lawyers Insist ‘Captions’ Copyright Case Should Be Tossed

Lawyers for Audible are doubling down on their claim that a lawsuit filed by seven publishers over Audible’s forthcoming Captions program is fundamentally a contract dispute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Filings, Audible Says 'Captions' Copyright Case Should Be Dismissed

In a pair of briefs, Audible argued that Captions is simply a tool for enhancing audiobooks, and rejected what they see as an attempt to “paint Audible and its customers as copyright pirates guilty of ‘classic, willful' copyright infringement.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NZ considers changes to copyright law as part of promise to help end global 'book famine'

An estimated 90% of all written works worldwide are not available in accessible formats. New Zealand is implementing the Marrakesh Treaty to help change that. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-07-23 20:01:52 UTC ]
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Geoffrey Rush defamation case: newspaper's appeal 'weighs heavily' on actor

Oscar-winner wants appeal against record $2.9m judgment determined as quickly as possible, lawyer tells courtThe Daily Telegraph’s appeal against the record $2.9m judgment against it in the Geoffrey Rush defamation case “weighs heavily” on the Oscar-winning actor, an Australian court has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-27 02:22:30 UTC ]
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US Authors Guild Joins With AAP and Copyright Alliance on CASE Act

Intended to make it easier for rights holders to defend copyrighted work the CASE Act is getting backing from publishing's trade and advocacy organizations. The post US Authors Guild Joins With AAP and Copyright Alliance on CASE Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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