Major Publishers Settle Lawsuit Over College Coursepacks

Law360, New York (November 3, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Five major textbook publishers said they had settled their copyright infringement lawsuit against a copy store accused of making unauthorized copies of their books.

HarperCollins Publishers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Pearson Education, Princeton University Press, and Sage Publications had sued Collegiate Copies of Bloomington, Indiana, and its owners, John E. and Thomas Seeber.

The publishers' complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, alleged that Collegiate Copies was producing course materials for sale without gaining authorization from the publishers who...
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