Intellectual Property

Getty Denies Knowing About French Lawyer’s Trolling on Its Behalf

Having waged literally thousands of battles against Getty Images’ copyright trolling program I was not surprised to see that they engaged a French law firm to attack US authors for alleged defamation in France. That’s what happened to a client of mine recently who has a blog that exposes, challenges and criticizes Getty Images’demand letter […]

Constitutional Law Intellectual Property

Sommes-nous vraiment Charlie?

For the French-impaired: “Are we really Charlie?”    The vicious attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris have spurred a wonderful viral catchphrase of solidarity with Paris and the victims of the two terrorist attacks: “Je Suis Charlie”  Its easy to say but harder to uphold. But in America today you would be […]