Allegations That Textbook Maker Exceeded Copyright License Will Proceed
(September 20, 2016, 1:12 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Efforts by McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings LLC and McGraw-Hill School Education Holdings LLC (McGraw-Hill, collectively) to dismiss allegations of copyright infringement were unsuccessful Sept. 16, when a New York federal judge rejected the textbook publishers’ claim that 14 disputed photographs are in the public domain (Joseph Sohm v. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings LLC, et al., No. 16-4255, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126836).
(Decision available. Document #16-161003-004Z.)
According to U.S. Judge William H. Pauley III of the Southern District of New York,...