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communication - Essay Example
Journalism & Communication
Pages 3 (753 words)
<Name> <Professor> <Subject> <Date> J.D. Salinger v. Fredrik Colting 641 F. Supp. 2d 250 In this case, Colting was said to have written a novel whose key character, Mr. C, is said to have been patterned after Holden Caulfield in JD Salinger’s ‘The Catcher in the Rye’…
of Salinger. The later argument that Colting’s work was a critique of Salinger’s was undermined, it is said, by earlier statements made by Colting to the effect that his work as essentially a sequel of the original Salinger work, and it is this that the court found to be an insufficient defense to merit the legal publication, marketing and distribution of what amounts to a work that violates the intellectual property rights of Salinger to his character creation and the right to essentially either write a sequel or withhold from writing a sequel to the iconic work (Nolan 567-568; Gilden and Greene). ...
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