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Las Vegas Copyright Holding Firm Has First Infringement Case Dismissed

Copyright October 21st, 2010

A Las Vegas realtor who used an excerpt of a local newspaper’s article on his promotional web site was exercising his right of fair-use and a local copyright-holding company doesn’t have a case for copyright infringement, said a federal district court judge on Tuesday.

Amid Criticism, Las Vegas Law Firm Fires Off Volley of 15 Copyright Infringement Lawsuits In September

Copyright September 21st, 2010

Righthaven LLC, a law firm in Las Vegas that has become known for its frequent filing of lawsuits against individuals for re-posting copyrighted newspaper articles online without permission, has filed 15 such lawsuits as of Tuesday. That brings the total number of copyright infringement suits its brought to 129 this year.

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