Publishers Charge Follett with Selling Counterfeit Texts

A lawsuit filed by three major textbook publishers charges Follett with copyright and trademark infringement, as well as trademark counterfeiting, for knowingly selling counterfeit textbooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Follett Settles Counterfeiting Suit with Publishers

A few months after Follett was sued by three educational publishers charging it with selling counterfeit textbooks, the suit has been dismissed after the company agreed to adopt an anti-counterfeiting best practices program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate sells controlling stake in Text Publishing

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 15:21 Canongate has sold its controlling stake in Australian publisher Text Publishing to Maureen and Tony Wheeler, the founders of Lonely Planet. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, generates a "sizeable" amount of cash to invest into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshop.org to Sell E-books, Publish First Print Title

Andy Hunter, Bookshop.org CEO, told 'PW' that the online retailer is developing an e-book platform for indie bookstores from scratch, and will launch it in beta late this year. In addition, the company is publishing its first book, a collection by Lydia Davis, who did not want her book available... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Follett Sells Baker & Taylor to B&T CEO

The makeover of Follett Corp. continues with the announcement that it has sold Baker & Taylor to a private investment company led by Aman Kochar, B&T CEO and president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hearst Sells Marie Claire to a British Publisher

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Bob Dylan sells entire publishing catalogue to Universal Music

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A Trump Memoir Would Sell. Will Publishers Buy It?

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Mary Trump's memoir sells 950,000 on first day, setting a record for publisher

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Publishers Charge the Internet Archive with Copyright Infringement

Four publishers filed a lawsuit on Monday charging the Internet Archive with copyright infringement and asking for an injunction to prevent the IA’s scanning, public display, and distribution of literary works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ViacomCBS looking to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster

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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out

Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair's Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out. The post Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Who’s in charge? How Anonymous became a star in publishing | Sarah Ditum

From Secret Barristers to pseudonymous paramedics and White House moles, Anon is writing a lot of books these days – and identifying some unexpected truths“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman,” wrote Virginia Woolf. Today, Anonymous is probably an outraged employee in a public service: a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Springer Nature sells publishing services division SPS

Springer Nature is selling its publishing services enterprise SPS to content technology and solutions business SPi Global, in a deal expected to conclude by the end of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Publishers sue Amazon's Audible over speech-to-text feature

Major US publishers have filed a lawsuit against Amazon's audiobook company Audible in a row over a new speech-to-text feature which they say is a violation of copyright law.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-26 15:42:06 UTC ]
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Publisher accused of 'ripping off' best-selling book on racism

Ben Lindsay’s We Need To Talk About Race has similar cover and title to prizewinning book by Reni Eddo-LodgeThe publisher of a new book about racism in the UK has been accused of “ripping off” Reni Eddo-Lodge’s best-selling polemic Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-18 17:51:47 UTC ]
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Comcast sells arts-and-crafts publishing company

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