A Texas judge has recommended that a copyright lawsuit filed by Wall Street Journal parent Dow Jones & Co. against an investment manager be trimmed because the company cannot claim damages for each article, reports Katryna Perera of Law360.
“Harris — currently the president and chief executive officer of the University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Co. — has consistently pushed back against Dow Jones’ claims, saying the ‘articles were a small portion of the works from which they came,’ and that his use of them in his newsletters didn’t make a dent in subscriptions because they were sent to existing Dow Jones subscribers or encouraged nonsubscribers to subscribe.
“He also said he hasn’t made a dime from his emails, which he developed for students of his business seminar ‘for nonprofit, educational purposes.'”
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