Texas Trademark Lawyer Tamera Bennett

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No Sequel To "Catcher In The Rye"

I posted here on June 5 that author J.D. Salinger filed a lawsuit seeking damages for copyright infringement and an injunction against the writer, publisher and distributor of a sequel to "Catcher In The Rye" .... "60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye." On July 1, 2009, U.S. District Court judge Deborah Batts issued a preliminary injunction barring the defendant from manufacturing, publishing, distributing, shipping, advertising, promoting, selling or otherwise disseminating “60 Years Later, “  the unauthorized sequel to J.D. Salinger’s novel, “Catcher in the Rye” in the United States.

Read an anaylisis of the "fair use" factors at the Ask Before You Act Blog here.