The Fight That Fizzled Can Still Cast Light
- Judges Hear Random Appeal on Rosetta. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;1/28/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 4, p141
Deals with the efforts of Random House to overturn a United States district court's decision not to order a preliminary injunction against RosettaBooks. Background on the case; Arguments raised by Random House against the decision; Reasons behind the decision.
- Rosetta Defends Right to Release Disputed E-books. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/16/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 16, p12
Focuses on the lawsuit filed by Random House against Rosetta Books concerning the release of disputed electronic books. Charges against Rosetta; Defense raised by Rosetta's lawyers; Debate about who controls electronic rights.
- 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.
- 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.
- Are Electronic Books "Books"? Goldberg, David; Kjellberg, Thomas // Publishing Research Quarterly;Fall2003, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p13
Discusses the case Random House Inc. versus RosettaBooks LLC which deals with publication rights of books. Details of the case; Laws and facts being disputed; Argument issued by Random House; Court ruling on the case.
- IN THE LOOP... // Book Publishing Report;3/18/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p6
Reports developments in the publishing industry in the U.S. as of March 18, 2001. Victory of Rosetta Books LLC over Random House Inc. in an electronic rights case; Features of the Bookwrap multimedia package of information from Bookstream Inc.; Publication of the book 'Double Fudge,' by Judy Blume.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...