us: JK Rowling sues to block fan site’s Harry Potter book

The publisher of an encyclopaedic website cataloguing the complex world of Harry Potter has been sued by the books’ author JK Rowling, even though she has actually used the site in her own research.The suit is prompted by the imminent publication of a book based on the website, The Harry Potter Lexicon. Rowling and the producers of the Harry Potter films Warner Bros are seeking an injunction to stop the publication of the book, claiming copyright infringement.
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