Copyrights Expert Witnesses

Copyrights expert witnesses may opine on copyright infringement, copyright notice, and copyright limitations. The Recording Industry vs. the People blog reports:

In the Minnesota case Capitol Records v. Thomas-Rasset, law school professor Charles Nesson, who represents Joel Tenenbaum, in a Massachusetts case, has been admitted pro hac vice to assist in representing defendant. The defendant’s lawyers are former students of his. The trial commenced November 2nd.
In addition,

-Prof. Nesson filed an amicus brief;
-the brief was rejected by the court due to no motion for leave to file having been made; and -Prof. Nesson thereafter made a motion for leave to file.

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