Demand for Canadian educational content remains high, however the ongoing supply of Canadian learning resources remains uncertain after a 2012 change to copyright law.
The 2012 Copyright Modernization Act in Canada has been a disaster for Canadian educational publishers. But concern over the law’s effects, observers say, is not limited to Canada.
Band, a copyright attorney and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School, is a longtime advisor and representative for the library community.
Judge Jed Rakoff needed just 12 pages to dispatch with Moppet Books' claims that their works were protected by fair use.
Strong print and audio sales at Penguin Random House countered soft e-book sales to increase revenue 1.1% in the first half of the year. Earnings at the publisher rose 11.4%.
The February 2017 acquisition of MBS was the major driver of a 48.7% jump in sales at Barnes & Noble Education in the quarter ended July 29. The net loss in the period, however, was $34.8 million, up from $27.9 million in fiscal 2017.
That’s the heart of the question now before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, after a lively hearing on Tuesday in the case of Capitol Records vs. ReDigi.
A federal judge has signed off on a permanent injunction immediately barring Moppet Books from distributing in the U.S. any versions of its KinderGuides series held to be infringing.
Unit sales of print books in the week ended Aug. 6, 2017, were down 17% from the similar week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The decline was due entirely to the release last year at this time of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which sold about 2.5 million…
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.
The adult trade segment was one of three major publishing categories to have an increase in the first three months of 2017 over 2016. The higher educational course materials segment had the largest gain in the period, with sales up 24.3%, according to the AAP.
A federal judge has found that Moppet Books had infringed copyright with its unauthorized children's "learning guides" to a host of classic novels.