Attys Rip Lexis, Westlaw Bid To Nix Subclass From IP Fight

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 6:20 PM EDT) -- Attorneys accusing LexisNexis and Westlaw of illegally copying lawyers' copyrighted works fought a move Thursday to toss a subclass of unregistered attorney authors, arguing a class representative may seek injunctive and declaratory relief even without registration.

Attorneys Edward L. White and Kenneth Elan seek to represent two classes of author attorneys. White, who has registered some of his legal writings with the U.S. Copyright Office, seeks to represent a subclass of lawyer-authors who also have registered their works.

Elan, on the other hand, has not registered...
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