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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Second Circuit Reverses Ruling On Steinbeck Copyright: Restores Rights To Publisher and Heirs of Steinbeck's Widow

The Second Circuit has reversed a lower court ruling that awarded the copyright in a number of John Steinbeck's works to his surviving son and granddaughter, and restored them to the original holders, publisher Penguin and a number of other rights holders, including the heirs of Mr. Steinbeck's widow Elaine. Here's a story on the ruling from the AP.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/2008/08/the-second-ci-1.html

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