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Commentary: Is Righthaven about to get some payback?
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Did Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC play a federal judge last year? And is it now payback time for the judge? That’s the question raised in two orders issued last week.
After Righthaven defies judge, observers question company's motives
Friday, April 15, 2011
Some Righthaven LLC watchers are wondering if the Las Vegas company is plotting to have the judge handling all of its Colorado copyright lawsuits disqualified from presiding over those cases.
Commentary: Righthaven suit continues to backfire, new suits filed
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Righthaven LLC's lawsuit against journalist Eriq Gardner backfired in more ways than one.
Report on AP corrected, new Righthaven suits filed
Friday, March 25, 2011
Here's an update to yesterday's blog about The Associated Press launching a news licensing/royalty venture.
Report: AP to proceed in licensing content without Righthaven
Thursday, March 24, 2011
A column today on the Corporate Counsel/law.com website suggests The Associated Press is beefing up efforts for news creators to be paid for their work -- but in doing so won't be working with Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC.
Three Righthaven copyright suits closed, one opened
Thursday, March 24, 2011
For Las Vegas copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC, today's news so far is pretty much the same story as Tuesday: A new lawsuit has been filed, while two more lawsuits were dismissed after Righthaven failed to show the defendants were served.
Two Righthaven suits dismissed for lack of service, new suit filed
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Neither adverse publicity nor unfavorable court rulings are deterring copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC of Las Vegas from filing new lawsuits. On Monday, it filed at least its 251st lawsuit.
PR problem widens for Righthaven with N.C. blogger's demand for attorney's fees
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Righthaven LLC copyright infringement lawsuit defendant Brian D. Hill's attorneys filed a 56-page motion for dismissal on Monday -- and as a kicker asked the court to require Righthaven to pay their fees as a penalty.
Righthaven lawsuits backfire, reduce protections for newspapers
Saturday, March 19, 2011
One year ago, U.S. newspapers and broadcasters could feel confident they controlled the news content they created. It was understood that competing and special-interest websites couldn't appropriate that content and post it without authorization.
UNLV's tourney matchup brings Nevada added attention in Chicago area
Sunday, March 13, 2011
It appears the Nevada Development Authority's timing couldn't have been better Friday in launching a recruiting drive targeting Chicago-area businesses.
International press freedom group protests Righthaven suits
Thursday, March 3, 2011
What’s the biggest public relations headache for Las Vegas copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC and the Denver Post?
Judge grants Righthaven defendant more time for lawsuit response
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
A federal judge in Denver wasted no time Tuesday in granting Righthaven LLC copyright infringement lawsuit defendant Brian D. Hill an extra 20 days to beef up his answer to Righthaven's lawsuit.
Righthaven 'hopeful' about reaching resolution with disabled blogger
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC said Monday it's been in "substantive confidential settlement negotiations" with the attorney for North Carolina lawsuit defendant Brian D. Hill.
Roundup: Righthaven faces PR problem in suit against N.C. man
Monday, February 28, 2011
One of the Righthaven LLC copyright infringement lawsuits over the Denver Post "TSA enhanced pat-down" photo has turned into a public relations debacle for Las Vegas-based Righthaven.
Roundup: Righthaven no longer in 'default,' defendants dropped from suit
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC and its co-owner, Net Sortie Systems LLC, are no longer listed as in "default" by the Nevada Secretary of State business licensing system. They're now "active" after their renewal information was submitted and then posted by the Secretary of State's office on Tuesday.

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