Copyright News - Liebowitz Law Firm

Attorney Richard Liebowitz Fights Troll Label – Gets Fine Reduced

  April 12, 2018 – Lead attorney for The Liebowitz Law Firm, Richard Liebowitz, was labeled a copyright troll and sanctioned $10,000 by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote. Liebowitz fought the shocking sanction award claiming it was unlawfully punitive. Judge Cote reduced the sanction to $2,000 and ordered Liebowitz to take ethics classes. The case in […]

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Liebowitz Law Firm Top Filer of Copyright Law Suits In 2017

  December 30, 2017 – The law firm of Richard Liebowitz was the most frequent filer of copyright law suits in 2017.  The New York based law firm filed 469 copyright law suits in 2017, all of which were in New York. Despite an embarrassing ruling that resulted in a $140,000 judgment against one of […]

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Richard Liebowitz Law Firm & Client Hit With $140,000 Judgment 

October 23, 2017 – Several big media companies just won a judgment of $140,000 against a copyright plaintiff, Kali Kanongataa, and the law firm that represented him, The Liebowitz Law Firm. Attorney Richard Liebowitz and Yekaterina Tsyvkin of Liebowitz Law Firm PLLC were the attorneys of record on the case. The case stems from several […]

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Copyright Lawsuit Stats In 2017

  October 20, 2017 – Last year’s most active copyright law firms that we track— which are primarily ones that represent photographers or agencies and are often called trolls, were Liebowitz Law Firm, Sanders Law and Higbee & Associates.   The biggest change from 2016 involves the rapid increase in the number of law suits […]

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Liebowitz Law Firm Filing Crazy Number of Copyright Lawsuits

  October 12, 2017 – The New York based Liebowitz Law Firm has become one of the most active filers of copyright law suits.    Liebowitz has filed 294 law suits in 2017, making him one of the most active copyright trolls of 2017. We thought it was odd when the number of reports about […]

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