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Intellectual Property – Copyright Infringement – 17th Century Work – Paragraphs & Punctuation – Preemption (access required)

Olivares v. University of Chicago (Lawyers Weekly No. 003-019-16, 23 pp.) (Loretta Biggs, J.) 1:15-cv-00713; M.D.N.C. Holding: At issue is whether plaintiff’s changes to a 17th century work’s punctuation and paragraph breaks were minimally creative. Given that the original text often lacks paragraph breaks (one paragraph spanned 20 to 30 pages) and punctuation, the court cannot ...

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