"Dick and Jane" Publisher Sues Over Little, Brown Book

Law360, New York (January 16, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Publisher Pearson Education has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a division of Time Warner for co-opting the characters Dick and Jane in a book called "Yiddish With Dick and Jane.”

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, also names as a plaintiff Elizabeth Dubelman, who was hired by Time Warner unit Little, Brown & Company to create a promotional video for the book.

The book, by Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman, states on the front and back covers, spine and copyright page...
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