Harper Lee Wasn't Cheated Out Of 'Mockingbird' Rights: Agent

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A literary agent accused of cheating author Harper Lee into assigning him the copyright for the classic novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" told a New York state court on Friday that Lee had never lost any rights to revenue as a result of the deal.

The agent, Samuel Pinkus, filed a motion to dismiss a suit brought against him by his former agency, McIntosh & Otis Inc. The agency incorporated Lee's allegations from her May complaint in its suit claiming Pinkus has failed to repay money...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lee v. Pinkus et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Robert W. Sweet

Date Filed

May 3, 2013

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