J.D. Salinger v. Colting

Memorandum & Order


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

The Judge held Mr. Salinger was likely to succeed on a claim of copyright infringement after weighing, in detail, the factors for a fair use defense.

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Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States

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