Judge Shuts Penguin's E-Book Copyright Suit Against Library

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 5:38 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge closed the book Thursday on Penguin Group USA Inc.'s copyright infringement suit alleging a small Arizona-based online library posted Penguin's books online, ruling that the library's miniscule revenue wasn't enough to secure the court's jurisdiction over the case. 

In granting nonprofit American Buddha's bid to dismiss the suit, U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams ruled that the court lacked personal jurisdiction in the matter since Penguin did not show that American Buddha received any substantial sales proceeds, as required by New York's...
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