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Castle Rock Entertainment v. Carol Publishing Group, Inc.
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
955 F. Supp 260 (1997)
Castle Rock Entertainment (Castle Rock) (plaintiff) owned the copyrights to Seinfeld, a popular comedy television show. Carol Publishing Group, Inc. (Carol) (defendant) published a book called SAT that contained 643 trivia questions about the characters, events, and dialogue in the Seinfeld series. Castle Rock sued Carol for copyright infringement.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Sotomayor, J.)
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