Publishers Seek Voice In National Geographic Case

Law360, New York (October 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Dozens of top U.S. publishers have joined forces with university presses, academic journals and library associations to show their support for National Geographic in its defense against a freelance photographer’s decade-old copyright lawsuit as a federal appeals court prepares to rehear the case.

The group of publishers – which includes The New York Times Co., Time Inc., Hearst Corp. Johns Hopkins University Press and the online legal archive JSTOR – is seeking to file amicus briefs urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit...
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