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Estate of Stephen Joyce defends against high profile copyright matter brought by Stanford University Professor

Clients Joyce, Stephen J

Jones Day defended the Estate of James Joyce, Sean Sweeney and Stephen James Joyce in a high profile copyright matter brought by Stanford University Professor Carol Loeb Shloss. Shloss was represented pro bono by Lawrence Lessig, Anthony Falzone, and David Olson, of the Stanford Law School Cyberlaw Clinic, Center for Internet and Society, as well as Mark A. Lemley of Keker & Van Nest LLP, and Bernard A. Burk and Robert Spoo of Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, P.C. Shloss and the Stanford Center were seeking to expand the law of copyright fair use and copyright misuse. The suit also sought to establish that the 1922 edition of Ulysses is in the public domain in the United States. The case settled after mediation.

Shloss v. Sean Sweeney, Trustee of Estate of James Joyce, and Estate of James Joyce, and Shloss v. Stephen James Joyce (N.D. Cal.)

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