NY High Court Lets Penguin Piracy Suit Fly

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 4:41 PM EDT) -- New York's highest court on Thursday allowed Penguin Group (USA) Inc. to continue its copyright suit against an out-of-state website, a decision that could make it easier for New York publishers to sue online pirates in the state.

The Court of Appeals of the State of New York held that, under New York's long-arm statute, when a copyrighted literary work is uploaded online without permission, the injury is deemed to occur in the state where the copyright holder is located, not where the work was actually...
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