Rights Management & Royalties
Payments of more than $9 million have finally been issued to thousands of freelance writers following the 2014 settlement of a class action case filed in the wake of the landmark Tasini vs. New York Times, the seminal legal battle of the digital publishing era.
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.
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.
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.