Malcolm X Heirs Sue Publisher Over Copyrighted Diaries

Law360, Los Angeles (November 12, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- X Legacy LLC, created by the heirs of Malcolm X to protect the property held by his estate, hit Third World Press Inc. with a copyright infringement lawsuit in New York federal court on Friday, seeking to stop TWP from publishing “The Diary of Malcolm X."

The lawsuit raises allegations that TWP is on the verge of the unauthorized publication and sale of excerpts of Malcolm X’s diaries in violation of the exclusive copyrights of X Legacy. Malcolm X’s heirs seek emergency injunctive relief to prevent...
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Case Information

Case Title

X Legacy, LLC v. Third World Press, Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Laura Taylor Swain

Date Filed

November 8, 2013

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