Herman Cain, Simon & Schuster Can't Escape Copyright Row

Law360, New York (January 23, 2013, 2:11 PM ET) -- Onetime Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and publisher Simon & Schuster Inc. lost a bid Tuesday to evade a lawsuit claiming they stole a copyrighted photo for the cover of Cain's autobiography.

U.S. District Judge Julie E. Carnes refused to dismiss the infringement suit filed by Georgia ad agency Adventure Advertising LLC, which claims that it never consented to Simon & Schuster using its copyrighted campaign photo for Cain's book.

The autobiography, "This is Herman Cain!: My Journey to the White House," was published in October...
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Case Information

Case Title

Adventure Advertising, LLC v. Simon & Schuster, Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00272

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Julie E. Carnes

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Date Filed

January 26, 2012

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