Photographer Wants Atty Fees In Wiley Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 8:03 PM EST) -- John Wiley & Sons Inc. should pay attorneys' fees to a photographer whose stock images it used without permission, the photographer's lawyers told a New York federal judge Monday, arguing that the publisher repeatedly ignored its copyright law obligations.

Lawyers for Louis Psihoyos, a onetime National Geographic photographer whose photographs appeared in Wiley science textbooks, wants the publisher to cover nearly $600,000 in fees his lawyers racked up while taking a copyright infringement case against Wiley to trial.

The publisher's system for managing licensing meant it...
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