class action suit

A class action against James Patterson?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 18, 2014 // 18 Comments

When not engaged in dissing Amazon, endowing lucky bookshops, or otherwise positioning himself front and center before an attentive media, bestselling $350 million-net-worth $90-million-a-year-earning author James Patterson is indulging in business practices that make me wonder whether there is a [...]

Lawsuits bring a touch of class action to Barnes & Noble Nook filing debacle

By Paul St John Mackintosh
December 10, 2013 // 7 Comments

As reported in Forbes and widely elsewhere, Barnes & Noble’s latest quarterly filing includes an item to the effect that the US Securities and Exchange Commission has “commenced an investigation into: (1) the Company’s restatement of earnings announced on July 29, 2013, and [...]

Class Action Lawsuit Against Amazon and Publishers Misses the Mark

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
February 21, 2013 // 5 Comments

According to the Huffington Post, three independent bookstores are filing a class action suit against Amazon and the “Big Six” publishers. Alyson Decker of Blecher & Collins PC, lead counsel acting for the bookstores, described DRM as “a problem that affects many independent [...]

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