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Warner Bros. calls for University of New Hampshire 'Potter' classes to cease and desist

Just recently, Warner Bros. ordered a cease and desist on University of New Hampshire (UNH) for their Potter-themed summer classes. The classes were offered for children between fourth and eighth grade and used the Harry Potter books to “teach the kids grammar and literature tools” in a more dynamic and fun way.

Warner Bros.’ letter requested that the class be altered so that “those interested in it did not think Warner Brothers sponsored the course.”

While Warner Bros. does own most of the copyright to the Potter franchise, Michelle Gluck – special counsel for UNH – says that “teachers are allowed to teach about copyrighted materials without permission from the copyright owners.”

Read the full story at MuggleNet.