Pursuing Copyright Infringement

Posted on 8/9/2017 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Photographers living in the New York Metro Area who have evidence of a copyright infringement of their work may want to check out this opportunity for free legal assistance in pursuing their case.

The Copyright Alliance is partnering the New York based Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP to assist in finding potential clients for an externship program to provide free legal representation to individuals and small businesses in lawsuits involving cutting edge copyright issues. Through this initiative, Columbia law school students, under the supervision of Cravath attorneys David Marriott and David Kappos, will provide pro bono legal counsel to individuals and small businesses on copyright cases. The goal of the program is to teach trial skills to students in the context of copyright disputes.

Clients who are accepted will not be responsible for legal fees, but they will be responsible for any out of pocket expenses such as filing and registration fees, travel expenses, etc.

Cases might result in some form of settlement agreement.

For more information about the service and how to apply check out this link.


Copyright © 2017 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-251-0720, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

Jim Pickerell is founder of www.selling-stock.com, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to: http://www.jimpickerell.com/Curriculum-Vitae.aspx.  

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