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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Could Shake Up Legal Publishing

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court this week held that annotations added to the State of Georgia’s legal code are not eligible for copyright protection. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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GSU E-Reserves Case Goes On After Publishers Win Second Appeal

Barring a settlement, the decade-old copyright case could still be far from a conclusion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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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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ReDigi, Key Digital 'First Sale' Case, Heating Up on Appeal

In an amicus brief, AAP lawyers argue that a reversal legalizing the resale of digital media would be "catastrophic" for the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Lose Another Round in GSU Copyright Case

Judge Orinda Evans has once again rejected the publisher plaintiffs’ bid for sweeping injunctive relief in the Georgia State University e-reserves case, and affirmed that the plaintiffs must also pay GSU's legal costs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ Loss in GSU Copyright Case Just Got a Little Worse

In an order filed yesterday, a federal judge clarified that the publisher plaintiffs prevailed on just four counts of alleged infringement, rather than seven. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Supreme Court stays out of Batmobile case, a victory for DC Comics' copyright crusade

Pow! Zap! Bam! DC Comics has won its crusade against Batmobile duplicates. The comic book publisher's legal battle with a Temecula mechanic over knockoffs of Batman's prized vehicle won't go before the Supreme Court.  On Monday, the high court declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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Court Punts Salinger Copyright Case to New Hampshire

A copyright lawsuit filed by Memphis-based indie publisher the Devault-Graves Agency against the Salinger Literary Trust is moving from Tennessee to New Hampshire, where Salinger’s heir, Colleen Salinger resides. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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