Court of Appeal Rejects Da Vinci Code Plagiarism Appeal

This is just a footnote to our former thread, but the Court of Appeal’s judgment is now available in full.

The preposterous claims about copyright in ideas have now been rejected.

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  1. There’s a discussion of the case in Scrivener’s Error, a US blog about law and publishing. The article is worth reading. The URL is

    http://scrivenerserror.blogspot.com/2007/03/dan-browns-body.html

    and the author discusses the analogous US law.

    The blog http://scrivenerserror.blogspot.com/ is worth following for those interested in the subject. “The blog’s description is “Law and reality in publishing — seldom the same thing — from the author’s side of the slush pile, with occasional forays into military affairs, censorship and the First Amendment, legal theory, and anything else that strikes me as interesting.”