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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

The Case of the Cookbooks

Jessica and Jerry Seinfeld are in a stew over cookbooks with Missy Chase Lapine. Ms Lapine, the author of The Sneaky Chef, a New York Times bestseller, claims that the Seinfelds, and more particularly, Ms. Seinfeld, infringed her rights with Ms. Seinfeld's publication Deceptively Delicious. In her new column for FindLaw, Julie Hilden addresses Ms. Lapine's complaints and suggests that her case is not particularly strong. But then there's that defamation claim against Jerry Seinfeld, who defended his wife on the Letterman show....

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