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Authors group, licensing expert slam DOJ's e-book settlement

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US District Court Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, presiding over the Apple e-books pricing settlement case, has granted amici curiae, or friends of the court, status to two opposing parties. Writer's advocacy organization The Authors Guild and licensing expert...
Authors group, licensing expert slam DOJ's e-book settlement

What the DOJ settlement means for ebook prices now

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On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote approved a proposed settlement put forth by the Department of Justice to resolve allegations that three publishers had colluded with Apple to fix ebook prices. Here’s what will happen next. Now that the settlement is approved, when will we see changes? According to...
What the DOJ settlement means for ebook prices now

Court lets Authors Guild, digital licensing attorney weigh in on Apple ebooks case

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As U.S. District Judge Denise Cote prepares to issue a verdict on the Department of Justice’s proposed ebook pricing settlement with three publishers, she has granted two parties that oppose the settlement — the Authors Guild and attorney and licensing expert Bob Kohn — permission to weigh in as amici curiae, or...
Court lets Authors Guild, digital licensing attorney weigh in on Apple ebooks case

DOJ compares Apple and publishers to big oil in ebooks case

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In its response to recent filings from Apple, publishers and booksellers on its proposed ebook settlement with three publishers, the Department of Justice addresses few specific complaints (PDF; full filing embedded below). Rather, citing the “unmistakable consumer harm that has resulted from the conspiracy in this case,” the DOJ calls on Judge...
DOJ compares Apple and publishers to big oil in ebooks case

DOJ: Toss the cartoonist's appeal out of e-book case

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The U.S. Department of Justice says Bob Kohn, who filed some of his arguments as cartoon strip, has no standing in the case involving five book publishers and Apple. [Read more]...
DOJ: Toss the cartoonist's appeal out of e-book case

Attorney asks DOJ to release findings on Amazon's "predatory" ebook pricing

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Attorney and Royalty Share CEO Bob Kohn is seeking permission (PDF) from U.S. District Judge Denise Cote to file an amicus brief in the Department of Justice’s proposed ebook pricing settlement with book publishers. In the brief that Kohn filed with the court this morning (PDF, and embedded below), he says the...
Attorney asks DOJ to release findings on Amazon's "predatory" ebook pricing
Hey DOJ, where are the public comments on the ebook pricing case?

Ebook case: more poetry and no refund for the judge

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In a case that’s already featured a comic strip and a full-length Emily Dickinson poem, a lawyer is hoping another line of poetry will persuade a judge to put the brakes on a settlement intended to shake up the ebook market. “Your Honor, I appreciate that there is ‘No Frigate...
Ebook case: more poetry and no refund for the judge

Fighting the DOJ's Apple ebook settlement -- in comic strip form

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With the Department of Justice’s proposed ebook pricing settlement pending, last week U.S. District Judge Denise Cote granted attorney and licensing expert Bob Kohn, who opposes the settlement, permission to file an amicus brief in the case. But she gave him a restriction: It could only be five pages long....
Fighting the DOJ's Apple ebook settlement -- in comic strip form

Judge In Ebook Price Fixing Case Takes Briefing Filed As A Comic (Somewhat) Seriously

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Yesterday, we wrote about the judge in the ebook price fixing case quickly approving the settlement the government had reached with three of the book publishers involved (Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster and Hachette). There was one side note that I thought was amusing enough to be worth a separate...
Judge In Ebook Price Fixing Case Takes Briefing Filed As A Comic (Somewhat) Seriously

Lawyer files urgent request to stop ebook price changes

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Just days before a court ruling forces major publishers to tear up ebook contracts, a prominent attorney has asked to suspend the proceedings until an appeals court can weigh in on a price-fixing settlement between the Justice Department and three publishers. In documents filed late Friday, Bob Kohn asked US...
Lawyer files urgent request to stop ebook price changes
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