Judge Berates Attys For Bickering Over Deal In WaPo IP Fight

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 1:31 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday admonished current and former attorneys for a photojournalist who recently settled claims accusing the Washington Post Co. of stealing his work off of Twitter, threatening them with sanctions if they fail to meet and try to hash out a dispute over the deal.

U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan said that New York attorney Barbara Hoffman and Joseph T. Baio of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP have unnecessarily saddled the court with their tiff over Hoffman’s access to the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Agence France Presse v. Morel

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Alison J. Nathan

Date Filed

March 26, 2010

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