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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Righthaven

Righthaven LLC was a copyright enforcement company founded in early 2010. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada; it entered agreements from its partner newspapers after finding that their content had been copied to online sites without permission, in order to engage in litigation against the site owners for copyright infringement.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Righthaven_LLC_v._Democratic_Underground_LLC

Righthaven LLC. v. Democratic Underground LLC was a copyright infringement case which determined that a contract giving a party right to sue on behalf of a copyright holder does not give the party legal standing to file such lawsuits. This case is one of over 200 similar cases filed by Righthaven against media outlets ...

www.righthavenvictims.com

Righthaven Victims. A website that lists the victims of Righthaven LLC ' shakedown' lawsuits that are causing irreparable harm to bloggers and advocacy websites. Righthaven LLC -- a bottom feeding legal outfit -- has teamed up with the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Denver Post to sue mom and pop websites, advocacy ...

www.law360.com/articles/443335/righthaven-v-hoehn-bad-news-for-copyright-trolls

May 21, 2013 ... In its recent decision in Righthaven LLC v. Hoehn, the Ninth Circuit made clear that courts must look beyond labels in agreements and evaluate the substance of the rights actually assigned in order to determine whether an assignee has standing to pursue a claim for copyright infringement, say Benjamin ...

www.ocregister.com/2015/03/12/at-chapman-forum-righthaven-copyright-outfit-still-controversial-five-years-later

Mar 12, 2015 ... It was five years ago — March 13, 2010 — that Righthaven LLC launched its assembly line-like copyright lawsuit campaign over newspaper content. Righthaven is long gone, but the controversies it stirred up linger today. Righthaven was a Las Vegas company created to sue over material copied without ...

cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2013/05/09/11-16751.pdf

May 9, 2013 ... The panel held that agreements assigning plaintiff. Righthaven LLC the bare right to sue for infringement of newspaper articles, without the transfer of any associated exclusive rights in the articles, did not confer standing to sue. The panel held that the district court therefore lacked jurisdiction to rule in the ...

www.eff.org/cases/righthaven-v-democratic-underground

Democratic Underground -- represented by the Electronic Frontier Foundation ( EFF), Fenwick & West LLP, and attorney Chad Bowers -- was sued by Righthaven LLC on August 10 for a five-sentence excerpt of a Las Vegas Review -Journal news story that a user posted on the forum, with a link back to the Review-Journal ...

h2o.law.harvard.edu/cases/5188

Jun 1, 2015 ... RIGHTHAVEN LLC, Plaintiff, v. REALTY ONE GROUP, INC., et al., Defendants. No. 2:10-cv-1036-LRH-PAL. United States District Court, D. Nevada. October 18, 2010. ORDER. LARRY R. HICKS, District Judge. Before the court is defendant Michael Nelson's ("Nelson") motion to dismiss filed on July 29, ...

fairuse.stanford.edu/case/righthaven-llc-v-hoehn

May 9, 2013 ... Plaintiff filed separate copyright infringement suits against defendants for posting articles from the Las Vegas Review-Journal online without authorization. In consolidated appeals, the court agreed with the district court that plaintiff lacked standi...