Author Says Hachette Held Royalties For Book On Nobel Winner

Law360, Los Angeles (November 9, 2012, 7:14 PM EST) -- The author of a book about Nobel Peace Prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi sued Hachette Book Group Inc. for breach of contract and copyright infringement in Massachusetts federal court Thursday, saying the publisher failed to pay royalties and released an e-book version without permission.

Canadian writer Alan Clements claims that after the 1996 release of his book ‘The Voice of Hope — Conversations with Alan Clements,’ publisher Hachette breached the parties’ contract in a number of ways, releasing an unauthorized electronic version of the interview book...
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