Brian Rowe
Freedom for IP

Areas of Practice
  • Intellectual Property
J.K. Rowling v. RDR Books

Opinion & Order

The Harry Potter Lexicon was found infringing on Rowling's copyright and fair use was denied as a defense. The Court engaged in a full four factor balancing test from section 107 of the copyright act. The court relies…more
 /  Intellectual Property
Jacobsen v. Katzer

Order Vacating and Remanding

The United States Court of Appeals held that "Open Source" or public license licensors are entitled to copyright infringement relief. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit also known as, THE "IP" court, has upheld a…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property
Michael Savage v. Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Order Granting Summary Judgment

Facts: Nationally syndicated conservative radio host Michael Savage filed a lawsuit against CAIR, the Counsel on American-Islamic Relations. The lawsuit claims that the Muslim group had misused copyright material from his…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property
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