Edward J. Naughton


Articles:

  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    As it ended its term for the summer, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling on a hot issue: whether developers of peer-to-peer (P2P) software can be held liable for the blatant and widespread copyright infringement committed by users of the software. The closely watched case was billed as a momentous struggle between fundamental values. The Court...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    In a case that emphasizes the difficulty of protecting proprietary databases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided in Assessment Technologies of WI, Inc. v. WIREdata, Inc. that the extraction of public domain information from a computer database software program that is protected by copyright is not itself copyright infringement....