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IP infringement - avoiding liability for officers & directors

This is Part I of a series on intellectual property law. In Part II, attorney Gina Carter will examine IP infringement in the context of trademarks and patents.

In certain circumstances, federal intellectual property laws hold officers and directors liable for their corporation's infringing acts. It is important to understand when a corporation's lia......

Full article >>> loitation of the copyrighted materials, even if a defendant initially lacks knowledge of the infringement. Shapiro Bernstein & Co. v. H.L. Green Co., 316 F.2d 304, 307 (2nd Circuit, 1963).

Hence, liability cannot be imposed merely because someone is an officer, director or owner of a company, but if such a person p......

Full article >>> the corporation (through its board) had improperly stolen her research on juvenile justice and published a book without providing her with appropriate credit. The court refused to accept plaintiff's argument that it impose liability on the directors, stating that neither the law of Wisconsin or the federal copyright law contemplates such a harsh consequence merely because of one's membership on a ......

Full article >>> -to-day operations or had the right or authority to supervise or control the infringing activity.

Next time, we'll examine IP infringement in the context of trademarks and patents.

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Source:wistechnology.com By Gina Carter 01/04/07


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