Bank Can't Skirt Oil Newsletter's Article-Sharing Claims

Law360, Dallas (January 28, 2013, 9:44 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday said the publisher of energy-focused newsletter Oil Daily had shown enough evidence in initial pleadings to maintain a suit alleging investment bank Tudor Pickering Holt & Co. Securities Inc. infringed its copyright by circulating the emailed newsletter.

Energy Intelligence Group Inc., which also publishes several dozen other energy-focused newsletters and reports, alleged that the bank paid for only one Oil Daily subscription, then used an executive assistant to forward the news to analysts at the bank. Tudor Pickering had moved...
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