The 'Slipperiness' Of Ebooks' Definition Central To RosettaBooks' Defense In Suit
- 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 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...
- Rosetta Wins E-Book Battle. Rogers, Michael; Oder, Norman; Albanese, Andrew // Library Journal;8/1/2001, Vol. 126 Issue 13, p18
Reports on the ruling by a federal judge in New York that Rosetta Books did not infringe on the copyright of Random House Inc. in publishing electronic versions of Random House books. Impact on traditional print publishers; Random House's argument; Why Judge Sidney Stein sided with Rosetta Books.
- RosettaBooks Promises Post-Litigation List Will Include Some of Random House's Biggest Recent Best Sellers. // Book Publishing Report;2/24/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p2
Discusses the electronic publishing startup project of RosettaBooks LLC (RB). Cooperation rates from authors and agents; Settlement agreement between RB and Random House (RH) over the exclusive rights of RB to publish RH titles electronically; Marketing strategy of RB for its electronic books.
- Random House Copyright Infringement Case May Hinge On Defining 'Book'. // Book Publishing Report;03/05/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p1
Reports the injunction filed by Random House against RosettaBooks' sale of backlist books electronic versions in New York. Argument on the right to publish the works in book form; Release of electronic versions of titles with rights; Issuance of an electronic book edition by Random House.
- 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.
- 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...
- RH Refutes Rosetta's Claim to E-book Rights. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/7/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 19, p12
Focuses on the claim of Rosetta Books opposing Random House's (RH) request that a federal district court judge prevent the electronic book publisher to distribute electronic books for which Random holds the print rights. Response of RH to the claim of Rosetta; Overview of the reply brief of RH.