John Wiley Lifted 3 Textbook Photos, Jury Finds

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 9:15 PM EDT) -- A New York federal jury on Wednesday returned a verdict largely against John Wiley & Sons Inc. in a copyright suit brought by a photographer who claimed the publisher used his photos in textbooks without permission, an attorney for the photographer said.

Dan Nelson of Nelson & McCulloch LLP said the jury returned three out of four counts in favor of his client, former National Geographic photographer Louis Psihoyos. Psihoyos claimed the New Jersey publisher illustrated its books with stock photos before it got permission to use them, printed more than it was allowed to once it got permission, and later...

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