American Buddha: What’s Next?

Zen Slate
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I am heading out to Philadelphia for the NY State Bar Association Fall Meeting (discussed here), where I will be speaking about the recent American Buddha decision in which the New York Court of Appeals held (limited solely to cases involving on-line copyright infringement of literary works) that for the purposes of the New York long-arm statute, the harm from such types of infringement occurs where the copyright owners resides.  You always know that a decision is going to be a deusy when the court limits the applicability of the holding like that. . .  [Read more…]