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Turning the Worm: Photographer Sued Getty Images for Posting His Photos and Won $1.2M

Professional photographer Daniel Morel was in Haiti on January 12, 2010, when devastation struck.  At 4:54 p.m. that day, the largest earthquake in the Caribbean in 200 years hit the island ultimately killing over 230,000 people.  During the remainder of … Continue reading

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Bloggers and Website Owners Sued For Copying Portions of News Articles, but Plaintiff Righthaven Has Repeatedly Turned Left . . . Into Oncoming Traffic

Claiming to own copyrights assigned to it by various newspapers including the Denver Post and the Las Vegas Review-Journal (“LVRJ”), since March 2010, Righthaven, LLC has filed more than 260 lawsuits against bloggers and others alleging they infringed Righthaven’s copyrights … Continue reading

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Judgment Against Lawyer Who Sued for Copying of His Listserv Posting

The author of a listserv posting sued a fellow listserv member and his sister for copyright infringement and eight other claims after the content of the post was forwarded allegedly by e-mail.  According to the facts of the case, Plaintiff, … Continue reading

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