Academic Publishers Say IP Firm's Emails Breached Copyright

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Two academic publishers told an Illinois federal judge Wednesday that the law firm McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP made unauthorized copies of copyrighted journal articles by forwarding emails of the documents while pursuing patent applications, saying that the firm's reproductions were not allowed by a waiver the publishers granted it.

John Wiley & Sons Ltd. and the American Institute of Physics’ partial summary judgment motion asks the court to find that the law firm made an unnecessary amount of copies of their scientific journal articles...
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