Random House Copyright Infringement Case May Hinge On Defining 'Book'
- Court Denies Random Bid to Block Rosetta E-books. Milliot, Jim; Reid, Calvin; Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;7/16/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 29, p67
Reports on a court ruling in New York on July 11, 2001 which denied Random House's bid for a preliminary injunction which would prohibit Rosetta Books from selling electronic book (e-book) editions under the rights of Random. Details on a lawsuit filed by Random against Rosetta; Contention of...
- NEW RIGHTS FIGHT. Bing, Jonathan; Shprintz, Janet // Variety;03/05/2001, Vol. 382 Issue 3, p6
Deals with the dispute between electronic book publisher RosettaBooks and Random House over copyright infringement. Launching of RosettaBooks' Web site for electronic books; Injunction filed by Random House against RosettaBooks.
- RosettaBooks and Random House Go to Court. Torres, Johanne // EContent;Jul2001, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p9
Reports that electronic book publisher RosettaBooks LLC has been taken to court for copyright infringement by publisher Random House Incorporated. Estimated number of titles whose electronic publishing rights were acquired by RosettaBooks; RosettaBooks' lead council; What Random House wants a...
- Court Denies RH Appeal Against Rosetta. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;3/18/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 11, p9
Reports on the ruling of a New York appellate court on the lawsuit filed by Random House against RosettaBooks. Electronic books selling of Rosetta; Legal options for Random.
- Rosetta Gets Dozens of Random E-book Licenses. Reid, Calvis // Publishers Weekly;4/14/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 15, p10
Reports on the deal signed by Random House with Rosetta Books concerning electronic book publishing licenses. List of authors included in the licensed titles; Agencies that approved the licenses; Terms of the deal.
- With The Judge On Its Side, RosettaBooks Plans To Increase Its Speed In Acquiring Electronic.... Holt, Karen Jenkins // Book Publishing Report;7/16/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p4
Focuses on the legal battle between RosettaBooks and Random House over the acquisition of electronic rights to backlist titles. Victory of RosettaBooks in the case; Plans of Rosetta to pursue the rights to more backlist titles to turn into electronic books; Impact of the court decision on the...
- IN THE LOOP... // Book Publishing Report;7/23/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p7
Reports on the appeal filed by Random House lawyer Harriette Dorsen to overturn a decision by the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit allowing RosettaBooks to publish electronic versions of backlist titles in the United States. Claim on the misapplication of a precedent by Judge Sydney...
- RosettaBooks to Publish 'Time Limit' E-book. // Publishers Weekly;2001 Fall Announcements Issue, Vol. 248 Issue 33, p157
Reveals the plans of RosettaBooks LLC, an electronic publisher to publish an E-book with a time-limit license. How the time-limit licensing campaign works; Cost of the time-limit E-book.
- Appeal In RosettaBooks Case Contends 'Most Reasonable' Standard Wasn't Reasonable After All. Holt, Karen Jenkins // Book Publishing Report;11/5/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p6
Focuses on the litigation case of Random House (RH) versus RosettaBooks. Rejection of the request of RH for injunction on the publishing of electronic versions of backlist titles; Arguments of RH on the misapplication on the precedent on the licensing rights of copyrighted works.