Every few years it is important to rehash some older bittorrent concepts which are still relevant to today’s copyright infringement lawsuits.
Congratulations to the Cashman Law Firm, PLLC clients and former defendants who were dismissed from the Nu Image, Inc. v. Does 1-3,932 (Case No. 2:11-cv-00545) case in the Middle District of Florida. We’ve known that this case has been “dead” since December, when the court denied the plaintiff’s request for an extension of time to … Read more
I am getting phone calls about “scare” letters that plaintiff attorneys Dunlap Grubb & Weaver, PLLC have been sending out using the name “Media Law Group” on their letterhead. Again, this is Dunlap Grubb & Weaver, PLLC (particularly in this case, Ellis Bennett). There is no overly exciting news here — the case for which … Read more
On Friday I wrote a scathing review of the AF Holdings, LLC v. Does 1-1,140 (Case No. 1:11-cv-01274) case dismissal, but I did not post it. In short, congratulations to the Cashman Law Firm, PLLC clients (and all the others implicated in this case) who have been dismissed from the case. The difficulty I am … Read more
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Everyone knows by now that DC is not a friendly jurisdiction to be sued in. Like Washington D.C., the judges do not follow one another, and each judge does what he or she feels should be policy. Two examples — Judge Beryl Howell, a copyright lobbyist turned federal judge, and Judge … Read more