No Room At Algonquin Table For Copyright Claimant

Law360, New York (November 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- After ruling in favor of the plaintiff years ago, a federal judge has reversed course and delivered a blow to the Los Angeles lawyer at the center of a long-standing copyright battle over the rights to the poems of famed literary wit Dorothy Parker.

U.S. District Judge John Keenan ruled against Stuart Silverstein on Wednesday in the copyright dispute over his compilation “Not Much Fun: The Lost Poems of Dorothy Parker.” The judge found that the lawyer had not met the necessary criteria to prove infringement...
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