Publishing Giants File Copyright Suit Over Textbooks

Law360, New York (October 4, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Some of the largest global educational publishers have filed a lawsuit alleging that a man has infringed their copyrights by selling their textbooks meant for foreign markets in the United States.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleges that Jiajin Tu, which does business online as 7Clock and 6Clock, has infringed the trademarks and patents of publishers Pearson Education Inc., John Wiley & Sons Inc., Thomson Learning Inc. and the McGraw-Hill Cos.

The suit accuses Tu,...
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