Jury Finds For Wiley & Sons In Textbook Import Suit

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 12:41 PM EST) -- A New York jury has handed a $600,000 verdict to publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc. in a lawsuit it filed accusing a man of unlawfully importing and reselling textbooks in violation of various intellectual property and competition laws.

The jury issued the verdict against defendant Supap Kirtsaeng Thursday, following a three-day trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The publishing company sued Kirtsaeng in September 2008, claiming he violated federal copyright and trademark laws and New York's unfair competition...
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