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John Wiley Willfully Infringed Hundreds Of Photos, Jury Hears

Law360, New York (July 24, 2012, 8:06 PM EDT) -- John Wiley & Sons Inc. willfully infringed hundreds of stock photos for its textbooks, lawyers for a former National Geographic photographer argued Tuesday in the opening of a copyright suit against the New Jersey publisher.

The publisher illustrated its books with stock photos before it got permission to use them, printed more than it was allowed to once it got permission and covered up infringement later on, an attorney for photographer Louis Psihoyos told a jury in U.S. District Judge Paul Oetken's Manhattan courtroom.

Psihoyos is a former National Geographic photographer who went on the documentary “The Cove,” which won an...

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New York Southern

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February 28, 2011

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