Copyright Counseling and Litigation

As globalization of the media business has become the norm, companies and artists alike must protect their intellectual property in novel and creative ways. Clients with needs ranging from copyright counseling to copyright infringement litigation rely on S&D’s Copyright Practice for assistance in protecting all forms of work, including:

  • Computer software
  • Literary works
  • Motion pictures
  • Music
  • Publishing
  • Sound recordings

Our lawyers provide clients with distinct knowledge of international copyright concerns to help clients fight piracy and infringement and increase their level of copyright protection worldwide. The firm has represented companies from a variety of industries that have tapped the firm’s diverse technical skill sets and its unmatched global resources for counsel across subject matter and jurisdictions.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

The Firm’s copyright lawyers have particular expertise in representing clients in DMCA matters. The firm has helped clients obtain outstanding results in this area, such as obtaining summary judgment under the DMCA’s safe harbor provisions at the outset of a copyright infringement case.