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Righthaven, Hoping To Turn Tide In Court, Hires Top NYC Copyright Lawyer

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 Controversial copyright-enforcement company Righthaven—which has worked with newspapers to file more than 250 copyright lawsuits against small websites—has not been faring well in court lately, to say the least. The company is under fire from multiple defendants, who claim that the company’s acquisition of newspaper copyrights isn’t valid. Now Righthaven has hired a well-known copyright lawyer from a top New York law firm. It’s a move that suggests Righthaven is really feeling the heat, as Nevada judges grow skeptical of its lawsuits.