Despite her purported admiration for the online Lexicon, when RDR Books proposed to publish a print version, Rowling filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in New York District Court seeking to enjoin the publication.
Saturday I published a book under my alias Robert Carpentier
On Sunday I woke up thinking "Who owns my copyright?"
Since the end of February 2006, the Zurich-based food giant Nestlé, has owned patent on genetically modified coffee plants allegedly providing an improved solubility of the coffee powder
Several years ago, Jonathan Lethem wrote a brilliant article defending the use of "borrowing" by writers in their pursuit of new creation, arguing that creation itself necessarily calls upon the inchoate melange of what one has read over one's life as an unconscious source of style, language, allegory, sentence structure, plot, and pacing, and that -- in a sense -- imitation is the sincerest form of flattery