Nos. 19-2119 19-2129.

13 F.4th 43 (2021)

Roberto Ramos PEREA, Plaintiff, Appellee/Cross Appellant, Beatriz Laguerre Saavedra; Beatriz Alexia Alvarez Laguerre; Rafael Enrique Alvarez Laguerre; Gabriel Ortiz Laguerre; Fabian Antonio Charron Alvarez; Carla Victoria Charron Alvarez, Plaintiffs, Appellees, v. EDITORIAL CULTURAL, INC., Defendant, Appellant/Cross Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

September 13, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Luz Yanix Vargas-Pérez , with whom Manuel Porro-Vizcarra was on brief, for appellant and cross-appellee Editorial Cultural, Inc.

José A. Hernández Mayoral , for appellee and cross-appellant Roberto Ramos Perea.

Patricia Rivera MacMurray , for appellees Beatriz Laguerre Saavedra, Beatriz Alexia Álvarez Laguerre, Rafael Enrique Álvarez Laguerre, Gabriel Ortiz Laguerre, Fabián Antonio Charrón Álvarez, and Carla Victoria Charrón Álvarez.

Before Thompson and Lipez, Circuit Judges, and Laplante, District Judge.

In these cross-appeals the issue we must resolve is whether a publishing company, Editorial Cultural, Inc. ("Editorial" or "Editorial Cultural"), is liable for copyright infringement after it printed and sold 20,000 copies of the theatrical adaptations of two novels — La Llamarada and


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