Righthaven's Copyright Campaign Shaky After Setbacks

Law360, New York (May 5, 2011, 4:22 PM EDT) -- Righthaven LLC has launched more than 200 copyright infringement suits on behalf of newspapers, but a recent loss in a Nevada federal court and an unsealed agreement that allegedly raises copyright ownership questions could pose problems for the company’s litigation strategy, attorneys say.

Over the last year, the so-called copyright troll has waged a massive infringement litigation campaign against defendants, including bloggers and nonprofits, for allegedly using copyrighted content originally published by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Denver Post without authorization.

According to a Pacer court...
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