Columbia University Sues ENCYCLOPAEDIA IRANICA FOUNDATION

By August 12, 2019 Uncategorized

New York-based Columbia University has accused a company established by late historian Ehsan Yarshater of falsely claiming to be the copyright owner of the Encyclopedia Iranica, a scholarly resource on Persian and Iranian history.

The lawsuit, filed on Friday, August 9 at the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleged that Encyclopedia Iranica Foundation (EIF), a company set up in 1990, had also claimed to be the exclusive owner of trademark rights in the name of the work and a logo.

Read more: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/columbia-university-sues-over-ownership-of-encyclopedia-iranica-18465

 

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