Rights Management & Royalties

Chegg Responds to Pearson Copyright Lawsuit
November 23, 2021

Pearson claims that Chegg is illegally appropriating Pearson's end-of-chapter textbook questions for its subscription study service, but in an answer this week, Chegg attorneys call the suit “legally flawed” and accuse Pearson of “weaponizing” its copyright interests in an effort to throttle lawful innovation.

Discovery Extension Requested in Internet Archive Book Scanning Suit
September 8, 2021 at 1:00 am

Just weeks after the parties asked a judge to settle a significant discovery dispute, the parties in a closely watched copyright case over the scanning and lending of print library books have asked for a three-month extension for discovery.

CASE Act Set to Pass as Part of Omnibus Bill
December 22, 2020

A four year-old bill that would establish an extra-judicial “small claims court” for copyright cases is now set to become law after Congressional leaders slipped the measure into the Covid-19 relief and omnibus spending bill now headed to President Trump’s desk.

Court Shuts Down Pirate Sites for Educational Materials
November 24, 2020

The trademark and copyright infringement suit alleges that the operators of 231 websites were selling "illegal, unlicensed copies of test banks and instructor solutions manuals," resources sold only to teachers and not made publicly available or available to students by the plaintiff publishers.