Amazon Unit Seeks OK Of Award Against UK Book Cos.

Law360 (April 4, 2018, 8:21 PM EDT) -- An Amazon subsidiary filed suit in Washington federal court Tuesday seeking to confirm an arbitration award against a British man and his book publishing companies stemming from claims that they abused a Kindle self-publishing program, breaching the e-commerce giant’s terms and harming writers and readers alike.

Amazon Digital Services LLC’s petition asks the court to enter judgment in line with a January award issued by the American Arbitration Association after the Amazon.com Inc. subsidiary reached an agreement with Jake Dryan and his United Kingdom-based companies, Green Publishing Ltd. and Project Olympus Ltd., to resolve claims that they manipulated the Kindle Direct...

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