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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’

The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education. The post Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-03 18:28:20 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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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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Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling

In a court case mounted with the Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild has prevailed against Faleena Hopkins in the Southern District of New York: Authors can use the word 'cocky' in titles. The post Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal sports betting set to explode after court ruling. But get ready for a battle over the dollars

Suddenly, all bets are on regarding the future of American sports gambling. A surge in betting caused by the Supreme Court’s lifting of a federal ban on sports wagering is expected to trigger new gaming opportunities and burnish existing sports books in Las Vegas casinos — but also spawn a battle... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With billions at stake, Supreme Court urged to revisit ruling shielding internet purchases from sales tax

The last time the Supreme Court took a hard look at how to impose sales taxes on home shopping, it was the era of mail-order catalogs — “before Amazon was even selling books out of Jeff Bezos’ garage,” lawyers recently told the justices. In 1992, the high court upheld a constitutional rule that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dr. Jessica Sänger: Germany’s Börsenverein Will Back a Constitutional Court Complaint Over Copyright Levies Ruling

As Germany's publishing industry reels from a Supreme Court ruling on copyright levies that could plunge some houses into bankruptcy, legal counsel to the Börsenverein tells us that a Constitutional Court challenge will be attempted. The post Dr. Jessica Sänger: Germany’s Börsenverein Will Back... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German industry rocked by Federal Supreme Court ruling

A court ruling that ends the decades-long practice of distributing copyright levies equally between authors and publishers is rocking Germany’s book industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project is legal

Google's goal of scanning millions of out-of-print books for online access has drawn the ire of authors and publishers for years. Today, a US appeals court ruled that the practice is in fact legal. Claims of infringement brought by the Authors Guil... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-10-16 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme court to rule whether ban on abuse memoir threatens free speech

Rights groups back challenge, claiming injunction on British performing artist’s book is serious risk to freedom of expressionA British performing artist who has been prevented from publishing his memoir as a result of legal action brought by his ex-wife is to ask the supreme court to overturn... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appeals Court Reverses GSU Copyright Ruling

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals last Friday reversed a lower court’s fair use finding in the GSU e-reserves case. But as the dust settles, library supporters says the 129-page decision may not be the significant blow publishers had hoped for. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-20 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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Viewing a Web page isn't copyright infringement, top EU court rules

Europeans can continue browsing the Web without fear of breaking copyright law, Europe’s top court has determined in a landmark ruling. The legality of this common practice came into question in Europe as a result of a years-long tussle involving U.K. newspaper publishers, a public relations... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US court rules on Sherlock Holmes copyright

A US court has ruled that the public can use characters and aspects from Arthur Conan Doyle's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Changes to Canadian Copyright Law Continue to Hammer Publishers

According to a new report, changes to Canada’s copyright law have had devastating effects on educational publishers and will ultimately contribute to a decline in the quality and quantity of content available to students. Trade publishers say they, too, are feeling the impact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Supreme Court’s complicated civil rights hero

John Marshall Harlan championed equality — but only for some, writes Peter Canellos. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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