Tag Archives: Adrian Jacobs

Plagiarism Lawsuit Against “Harry Potter” Publisher Dismissed

HollywoodNews.com: A federal judge has dismissed the plagiarism lawsuit filed against Scholastic Books, publisher of the Harry Potter novels, stating that “the contrast between the total concept and feel of the works is so stark that any serious comparison of the two strains credulity.” The lawsuit, which was filed last[...]

Plagarism Lawsuit Against J.K. Rowling to Proceed in British Court

HollywoodNews.com: Despite denials to the contrary, a British judge recently ruled that a plagarism lawsuit against “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling will be allowed to proceed in court. The lawsuit, which was filed last year, has been filed by the estate of the late Adrian Jacobs and claims that Rowling[...]

Attorneys for J.K. Rowling Request Dismissal in Copyright Suit

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: On Wednesday, attorneys for British author J.K. Rowling requested the dismissal of a copyright infringement lawsuit centered around Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The lawsuit was filed by the estate of the late Adrian Jacobs, who claims that Rowling copied details from Jacobs’[...]

Another Lawsuit Alleges J.K. Rowling “Stole” Idea for Harry Potter

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Once again, a publisher for the “Harry Potter” series is being sued for claims of copyright misappropriation by author J.K. Rowling. Last year, it was British publisher Bloomsbury; now it’s American publisher Scholastic. The estate of Adrian Jacobs is claiming that J.K. Rowling copied certain[...]