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Creative Expression and Copyright Protection

Upcoming IP Event: Copyright for Writers and Publishers (6th January 2020)

BananaIP Counsels, through Intellepedia, is happy to announce a seminar on "Creative Expression and Copyright Protection", an event for writers, novelists and publishers, on 6th January, 2020 at its office. You may register online for the event here: Register online Event Information With the emergence of novel and innovative publishing models, authors, writers and novelists have the choice of numerous publication options. They no longer need to wait for a nod from a publisher, whose considerations are often not limited to the quality…

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EBook Price Fixing is Anti-Competitive – Apple’s Appeal Rejected by US Supreme Court

In April, 2012, an anti-trust suit was filed against Apple for conspiring with book publishers to fix prices. The publishers agreed to give Apple a thirty percent margin in return for letting them control prices of eBooks on Apple Store. Amazon was at that time offering the eBooks as low as 9.99 dollars, and as a result the price of eBooks went up to 12.99 and 14.99 dollars. This was Apple's ploy to popularize its IPAD, which was launched in…

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