789 ABA Journal Copyright Law articles.
‘Copyright troll’ lawyer is suspended in NY
A New York appeals court has suspended a lawyer once deemed a “copyright troll” because of the large number of Nov 5, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
The Vermont Law School’s plan to conceal an artist’s murals behind a wall of acoustic panels does not amount to a destruction or modification banned under the Visual Artists Rights Act, a federal judge has ruled.
Oct 25, 2021 12:18 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld sanctions of more than $100,000 against copyright lawyer Richard Liebowitz for lying to a New York federal judge and violating his orders.
Jul 26, 2021 1:35 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a judge’s nationwide order requiring a copyright lawyer to notify his clients and the courts handling his cases of the sanctions decision against him.
Jun 29, 2021 1:56 PM CDT
Google did not violate copyright law when it copied a portion of Java programming language for use in its Android platform for smartphones, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in a 6-2 decision
Apr 5, 2021 11:34 AM CDT
Law school deans want more time for reporting employment outcomes
Citing the COVID-19 pandemic, law school deans have asked the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar…
Feb 12, 2021 4:27 PM CST
A federal appeals court has upheld a $1.5 million restitution order against a Minnesota lawyer who pleaded guilty in a scheme to upload porn to file-sharing websites and then sue people who downloaded it.
Feb 11, 2021 11:20 AM CST
Federal judge blocks Biden’s deportation moratorium
U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton of Texas has blocked President Joe Biden’s moratorium on many deportations. Tipton ruled Tuesday in a Texas lawsuit…
Jan 26, 2021 4:38 PM CST
Supreme Court justices receiving early coronavirus vaccines
U.S. Supreme Court justices are eligible for early coronavirus vaccines and could be receiving them this week. Other judges “are settling in for…
Dec 22, 2020 4:45 PM CST
ROSS Intelligence, which launched an AI-based legal research platform six years ago, announced Friday that it plans to cease operations early next year because of an ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit that Thomson Reuters brought against the company.
Dec 11, 2020 11:50 AM CST
Vermont-based artist Samuel Kerson has filed a lawsuit against the Vermont Law School to prevent destruction of his murals depicting the fight against slavery and the Underground Railroad in Vermont.
Dec 7, 2020 2:54 PM CST
Two Littler Mendelson lawyers are accused in a lawsuit of misappropriating a “voluminous amount” of a nonprofit’s password-protected intellectual property.
Nov 17, 2020 3:20 PM CST
BigLaw partner is accused of failing to pay mansion rent
A affidavit filed in housing court alleges that Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner A. Mark Getachew has stiffed his landlord…
Oct 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
Lawyer Peter Paterno started the jousting when he wrote a letter on behalf of the Doobie Brothers to actor Bill Murray and his golf apparel company.
Sep 28, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
7th Circuit weighs in on federal judge’s order to curb COVID-19 at Cook County Jail
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago affirmed Tuesday most of a federal…
Sep 9, 2020 3:50 PM CDT
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