LATimes Recaps The Rowling v Lexicon Case

With an unsurprising take: Rowling seeks to stop ‘The Harry Potter Lexicon’ from being published (pdf)

Now that the petty wrangling, emotional outbursts and mind-numbing duels over Latin words roots have ended, the federal judge in this week’s Harry Potter trial faces a daunting task: How do you balance an author’s right to protect her copyrighted novels with a publisher’s right to produce a new book that borrows heavily from these bestselling texts?