EFF Contests Righthaven Copyright Suit Against Blogger

Law360, Los Angeles (August 3, 2011, 8:41 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed an amicus brief Tuesday in Colorado federal court arguing that the copyright suit patent-holding company Righthaven LLC lodged against blogger Leland Wolf should be tossed because Righthaven doesn't own the copyright at issue.

The EFF says in its brief that Righthaven can't sue Wolf and his “It Makes Sense” blog for posting a photo parody of a picture printed in the Denver Post because the newspaper's publisher, Media News Group Inc., didn't transfer any of the exclusive rights covered in the...
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