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Romance Novel Publisher Sues Over Wrongful Takedown Notice in Seattle Court

Posted in Books and eBooks, Copyrights, DMCA, False Advertising
The publisher of the “A Baby for My Billionaire Stepbrother” romance novel series has sued various Doe parties over alleged misrepresentations surrounding the books’ publication rights. Zirconia Publishing, Inc. is a Colorado company that, according to its complaint, has the exclusive right to distribute via Amazon.com the several books in the series.  Zirconia alleges that… Continue Reading

Lawsuit for “Unauthorized” Behringer Tweets filed in Seattle Federal Court

Posted in Computer Fraud and Abuse, Copyrights, Cyberpiracy, False Advertising, Lanham Act, Trademark
Music Group Services, US and its offshore affiliate have filed a Seattle U.S. District Court lawsuit for a host of John Doe claims related to “unauthorized” statements made via Twitter feeds. Music Group is a holding company for a number of different brands of professional-grade music production and performance equipment, including loudspeakers, amplifiers, mixers, computer-based recording… Continue Reading