Pearson Can't Escape Photo Agency's Infringement Suit

Law360, New York (December 6, 2011, 6:19 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday rejected Pearson Education Inc.'s attempt to toss a stock photography licensing agency's infringement action alleging the textbook publisher used dozens of its copyrighted photos beyond its license limits.

U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody denied Pearson's motion for dismissal of Jon Feingersh Photography Inc.'s suit accusing the textbook company of publishing JFPI photos well in excess of the limited-use licensing rights the company had obtained from the photo agency.

Potomac, Md.-based JFPI sued Pearson in August, accusing the international textbook...
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