Publishers Win $6.1M In IP Battle With Online Sellers

Law360 (August 17, 2020, 8:10 PM EDT) -- McGraw-Hill and other textbook publishers on Monday scored a $6.1 million victory in New York federal court in a lawsuit over a "brazen" scheme to illegally sell educational materials to students after the sellers failed to respond to the copyright allegations.

Adopting a magistrate judge's recommendation, U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe awarded the publishers $6.1 million against several individuals accused of selling "tens of thousands of unauthorized digital copies" of their instructor manuals and test banks to students.

In doing so, Judge Gardephe said there was "no question" that the accused sellers' infringement was willful, noting that one of the...

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