The 9th Circuit came down on the side of Brayton Purcell in an Internet copyright infringement case Wednesday. The 50-lawyer personal injury and asbestos firm had sued another law firm for allegedly plagiarizing Web content describing its elder abuse practice. Dissenting Judge Stephen Reinhardt said that under the panel's interpretation, every Web site operator faces the potential of being hauled into "far-away courts based upon allegations of intellectual property infringement."
9th Circuit Finds for PI Firm Over Theft of Firm's Web Site Content
August 6, 2009