785 ABA Journal Copyright Law articles.
The woman accused of sharing a couple dozen copyrighted songs on the KaZaA file sharing service says she didn’t do it, but she can’t afford an expert to explain why…
Oct 4, 2007 2:51 PM CDT
Jammie Thomas is among 26,000 or so people who were sued by the music industry as part of a campaign to stop the illegal sharing of online music files.
Oct 2, 2007 2:57 PM CDT
A personal injury law firm has been sued by the owners of a nursing home chain prominently mentioned in the law firm’s Web site advertising.
Genesis Healthcare Corp. contends McHugh…
Sep 7, 2007 5:27 PM CDT
A lawsuit against the New Dance Group claims choreographers or their heirs have the right to control performances of dances first staged by the New York company in the 1930s…
Sep 4, 2007 6:01 PM CDT
More than 20 designers concerned about knockoffs of their fashions have filed lawsuits against the clothing chain Forever 21.
Other stores have been sued as well, the Sep 4, 2007 4:18 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has agreed to rehear a case that considers whether freelance writers have rights to stories published in a magazine’s exact reproduction in digital CD-ROM format.
Sep 4, 2007 11:04 AM CDT
A new documentary called “War Made Easy” tests fair use law by using unlicensed network news footage.
The producers paid for about 60 percent of the clips and contend they…
Aug 17, 2007 12:27 PM CDT
The creator of Facebook has the upper hand in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by the founders of a competing social networking Web site, according to one expert.
Aug 13, 2007 3:45 PM CDT
A 16-year-old has been arrested and briefly jailed for allegedly translating the entire 759-page book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, into French and posting it on the Internet within…
Aug 8, 2007 7:27 PM CDT
Lawyers for the founders a social networking Web site will get a chance to revise their infringement complaint against their big-name competitor, Facebook Inc.
But they may face an uphill…
Jul 26, 2007 8:29 PM CDT
A Pennsylvania law firm has emerged unscathed from its trip through the “Wayback Machine.”
Judge Robert Kelly of Philadelphia has ruled Harding, Earley, Follmer & Frailey did not infringe a…
Jul 24, 2007 1:20 PM CDT
A Los Angeles magistrate has ordered a Web search engine to collect customer data stored in random access memory in perhaps the first case to require such discovery.
TorrentSpy, a search engine that directs users to video files, is appealing the order, the Recorder reports. The company is being sued for copyright infringement by six movie studios seeking access to RAM to learn more about the files sought by site visitors.
Jun 13, 2007 12:24 PM CDT
Although he lost resoundingly the last time around, Andy Griffith can continue to run for sheriff in Grant County, Wis., a federal judge has ruled.
The federal court in Madison,…
May 7, 2007 6:04 PM CDT
Librarians Lead Legal Battles Over the Patriot Act, Copyright, Tech Issues
Aug 29, 2005 6:18 AM CDT
As the Law Catches Up to the Technology, Bloggers Look for a Few Good Attorneys
Jul 28, 2005 6:16 PM CDT