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Greenberg Traurig Expands Los Angeles Office With IP Attorney Joseph Geisman
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has announced that Joseph Geisman has joined its Intellectual Property and Technology Practice as of counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office. Before joining Greenberg Traurig... Read More

Federal Judge Rules Copyright Enforcer Can't Sue
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A federal judge in Nevada says a Las Vegas law firm targeting unauthorized content on the Internet cannot sue others over a news company's copyrights. The Las Vegas Sun reported Tuesday the dismissal of a lawsuit by copyright enforcer... Read More

New York Court: Keep Internet Copyright Disputes At Home
Posted on 25 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALBANY, N.Y. - (AP) New York's top court ruled Thursday that publishers should file Internet copyright infringement lawsuits in courts where their businesses are located, even if alleged copyright violations occurred elsewhere. The Court of Appeals... Read More

Google Vows Quicker, Tougher Copyright Enforcement
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Google Inc. is promising to do a better job of weeding out copyright violations on the Internet. As part of a crackdown announced Thursday, the Internet search leader said it will respond to complaints about pirated material posted... Read More

Copyright Lawsuits Filed Over Airport Pat-Down Photo
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) A law firm that targets the unauthorized use of news content on the Internet has filed 32 lawsuits in federal court in Colorado seeking to stop the use of a Denver Post photograph showing an airport pat-down. The lawsuits are being closely... Read More

Twitter Feed Lawsuit Underscores Power Of A Tweet
Posted on 17 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) When Adorian Deck was home sick from high school, he entertained himself like countless other teenagers have in recent years: He started a Twitter account. Unlike other teenagers, Deck's account became a sensation. Deck, under... Read More

Judge Echoes Google Critics In Digital Book Ruling
Posted on 24 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) As Google Inc. evolved from being an endearing startup to an Internet empire, the company has become used to critics depicting it as a copyright scofflaw and pushy monopolist. It's different when the unflattering portrait is being... Read More

Nevada GOP Candidate Faces Copyright Lawsuit
Posted on 7 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A company has sued Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, claiming she reprinted two Las Vegas Review-Journal articles on her campaign website without permission. Las Vegas-based Righthaven is seeking unspecified damages in its... Read More