Copyright Law Litigation

NY’s Highest Court Allows Suit in NY For Copyright Infringement Occurring Outside of State

New York’s “long-arm statute” permits a Manhattan-based publisher to sue an out-of-state online corporation in NY for copyright infringement, the state Court of Appeals ruled last week. Early in law school, law students learn about “long-arm” jurisdiction; then they try to forget about it as soon as they pass the bar. “Long-Arm” jurisdiction refers to […]

Copyright Law General Litigation

Google Hits Speed Bump In Its Attempt To Own the Written Word

Its not getting  a lot of attention outside of publishing circles, but internet giant Google is  trying to digitize and sell every book ever created.  Google has scanned more than 12 million books into its library since 2004, when it reached agreements with several major research libraries to digitally copy books and other writings. Originally, […]