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By Caroline Turner
On 28 October 2008, the Authors Guild, the Association of American Publishers and Google announced that they had reached a potentially groundbreaking Settlement dealing with Google's much-publicised 'Library Project', which involved Google digitizing publications without permission from the rights holders.
By Caroline Turner
Publishers and authors may be breathing A Collective Sigh Of Relief Following The Recent confirmation by the Court of Appeal that The Da Vinci Code does not infringe the copyright in an earlier work, The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail
By Louise Prince
Many publishers of fictional books assume that the classic phrase ‘any similarities to actual persons, living or dead, or to any actual events, firms, institutions or other entities, is coincidental and unintentional’ will protect them if a claim of defamation is made against them.