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Legal Documents: RIAA Digital Download-Related Litigation
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  • Complaint (Webcaster Alliance v. RIAA) [Webcasters' suit against industry] (Aug. 27, 2003)
  • Complaint (Atlantic Recording Corp., et al. v. Peng) [Princeton student; alleged fileswapper] (Apr. 3, 2003)
  • Complaint (Atlantic Recording Corp., et al. v. Jordan) [Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute student; alleged fileswapper] (Apr. 3, 2003)
  • Complaint (Atlantic Recording Corp., et al. v. Sherman) [Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute student; alleged fileswapper] (Apr. 3, 2003)
  • Complaint (Atlantic Recording Corp., et al. v. Nievelt) [Michigan Technological University student; alleged fileswapper] (Apr. 3, 2003)
Verizon - (RIAA v. Verizon Internet Services, Inc. a/k/a In Re: Verizon)
Digital Media Association (DMA):
Aimster Lawsuit (Zomba Recording Corp. v. Deep):
Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA):

Lawsuits brought against companies and persons allegedly operating servers indexing millions of illegal copies of movies and TV programs
  • Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., et al. v. Does 1-10, U.S District Court, Middle Dist. of Florida
  • Disney Enterprises, Inc., et al. v. Does 1-10, U.S District Court, Middle Dist. of Florida
  • MPAA v. Cooper Miller, President and CEO of SAGO Networks, U.S District Court, Middle Dist. of Florida

Movie piracy lawsuits brought by Hollywood studios alleging copyright infringement by people accused of illegally downloading movies

  RIAA Lawyers

  • Cary H. Sherman, President
  • Neil I. Turkewitz, Executive Vice President
  • Dean Garfield, Vice President, Legal Affairs
  • Jonathan P. Whitehead, Vice President and Anti-Piracy Counsel, Internet and New Media
  • Linda R. Bocchi, Vice President Royalty Administration and Associate General Counsel
  • Steven M. Marks, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
  • Denise Incorvaia
  • Paul D. Russinoff

      Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)

  • Frederick E. Attaway, Executive Vice President & Washington, D.C. General Counsel
  • Karin S. Newman, Counsel, State Legislation
  • Barbara L. Rosenfeld
  • Walid Nasser
  • Melissa Beth Patack
  • Axel Ausdermuhlen
  • William Billick
  • Daniel Robbins
  • David T. Fluornoy
  • Jonathan D. Liebowitz
  • Jane Saunders
  • Intellectual Property Lawyers

      Intellectual Property Litigation and Defense Attorneys

  • Sarah B. Deutsch, Verizon's Intellectual Property Counsel
  • Cindy Cohn, Legal Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
  • Fred von Lohmann, Senior Staff Attorney, EFF
  • Lee Tien, Senior Staff Attorney, EFF
  • Wendy Seltzer, Staff Attorney, EFF
  • Jason Schultz, Staff Attorney, EFF
  • Gwen Hinze, Staff Attorney, EFF
  • Kevin Bankston, Attorney - Equal Justice Works/Bruce J. Ennis Fellow, EFF
  • Ira P. Rotheken, The Rothken Law Firm
  • Intellectual Property Lawyers

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  • Intellectual Property Lawyers
  • Internet - Cyberspace Lawyers
  • Litigation & Appeals Lawyers
    Legal Commentary and Analysis

  • Corporate Liability For Online File Sharing By Mary M. Luria and Gary A. Kibel (2004)
  • Can the RIAA Truly Give Illegal Distributors "Amnesty"? By Julie Hilden (Sept. 16, 2003)
  • The Era of Entitlement: What Alabama Judge Roy Moore, File "Sharers," and the Catholic Church Have in Common By Marci Hamilton (Aug. 28, 2003)
  • Why Suing College Students for Illegal Music Downloading Is the Right Thing To Do By Marci Hamilton (Aug. 5, 2003)
  • The Brighter Side of the RIAA By Andrew Zangrilli (May 2003)
  • An Interview With EFF Counsel Fred von Lohmann By Andrew Zangrilli (May 2003)
  • How the Motion Picture and Recording Industries are Losing the Copyright War by Fighting Misdirected Battles By Peter Yu (May 2003)
  • Digital Tunes, Movies, and Tricks, By Joel Zand (May 2003)
  • Why 2600 Magazine Is Not Going All The Way To The Supreme Court With Its Digital Music Copyright Challenge By Laura Hodes (July 11, 2002)
  • A Legal Malpractice Claim By By Sonia K. Katyal (Feb. 7, 2002)
  • The Basics of Copyright Law, By Ann Dunn Wessberg (2001)
  • The Ninth Circuit's Napster Decision: Judicial Opinions Versus Unstoppable Technologies By Julie Hilden (Feb. 19, 2001)
  • Napster's Side Of The Story By Laurence Pilgrim (May 5, 2000)
  • Opportunities and Obligations of Music Use on the Web By Monica P. McCabe, Esq. and Jennifer Bernheim, Esq. (1999)
  • RIAA v. Diamond Multimedia Systems, Inc. By Danielle Murray (1999)
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