"Harry Potter" Publisher Sued for Copyright Infringement

There is no magic between Scholastic Inc. and the trustee of the late British author Adrien Jacobs, who alleges there are striking similarities between "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" and "The Adventures of Willy the Wizard."

The suit, filed July 13, requests that Scholastic stop selling "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" and destroy all of its copies of the book. It also asks that the publisher pay the plaintiff all profits derived from the book's sale.

Chelsea Hennessy

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