Class Certified In Photog's IP Suit Against Pearson

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 7:18 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday certified a class in one of two lawsuits brought by photographer Norbert Wu accusing publisher Pearson Education Inc. of filling its textbooks with photographs it has not properly licensed, but denied certification in the other.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Holwell certified a modified version of the class Wu was hoping to represent for claims that Pearson would specifiy a particular size print-run for its books when obtaining licenses for photographs but then exceed that size — often by...
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