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Wednesday July 16, 2014

American Bar Association Urges Against File Sharing Lawsuits

Am I reading this right? Lawyers advising other lawyers to steer clear of file sharing suits to avoid PR problems?

Finally, while it is technically possible for trademark and copyright owners to proceed with civil litigation against the consuming public who affirmatively seek out counterfeited products or pirated content or engage in illegal file sharing, campaigns like this have been expensive, do not yield significant financial returns, and can cause a public relations problem for the plaintiff in addressing its consuming public.