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Lexicon Update; Schedule Moved, RDR Request for JK Rowling's Notes Denied (Updated)

Posted by: Melissa
February 06, 2008, 06:30 AM

An update containing JKR/WB’s response to RDR’s requests for information is at the second half of this post.

A few things of note today in the case by JKR/WB against RDR Books and those who wish to publish a print version of the Harry Potter Lexicon:

Firstly, the schedule has beenContinued...

Companion Books

JKR/WB File Full Request for Injunction (Part 2)

Posted by: Melissa
January 17, 2008, 12:56 AM

The full request for an injunction against a proposed Harry Potter Lexicon book has been filed; we began going over this 1,100 page document in this morning's post. Please read that for the basic summary, including JK Rowling's statement and the overview of what this document contains.

These documentsContinued...

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WB and JKR File Full Request for Injunction of Harry Potter Lexicon (Part 1)

Posted by: Melissa
January 16, 2008, 10:36 AM

Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling's legal team has filed its full complaint against RDR Books, the publishing company that is attempting to produce a printed, commercial version of The Harry Potter Lexicon, in an ongoing effort to get an injunction permanently halting the book'sContinued...

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Questions and Answers with WB and RDR; Lexicon Responds

Posted by: Melissa
November 03, 2007, 04:37 AM

Today, TLC spoke to Diane Nelson, President of Warner Premiere, Warner Bros., who takes care of global brand management for HP, and Richard Harris, spokesperson for RDR Books, regarding the recently filed lawsuit against the publication of an unofficial Harry Potter encyclopedia, aiming to answer fan questionsContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Updates "Companion Books" Article; RDR Books Responds

Posted by: Melissa
November 01, 2007, 07:07 PM

As reported yesterday, WB and JKR filed suit yesterday over The Harry Potter Lexicon's intent to publish an encyclopedia. The action went hand-in-hand with a statement JKR had made on her Web site about not supporting unofficial companion books because they take away from the proposed book she will beContinued...

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J.K. Rowling and WB File Suit Over Unofficial Encyclopedia

Posted by: Melissa
October 31, 2007, 09:00 PM

Reuters is reporting that author J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros., makers of the Harry Potter films, filed suit (update: details of suit are now below) today against a forthcoming unofficial encyclopedia book based on the Harry Potter series. Reuters reports the book, "The Harry Potter Lexicon,"Continued...