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Notorious Lawyer and ‘Copyright Troll' Fined $103K, Photographers Beware

26 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Richard Liebowitz , one of the most notorious copyright infringement lawyers in the state of New York, was recently slapped with a $103,500 fine for his actions in a recent case before being chastised for being a dishonest “copyright troll.” Photographers should pay close attention.
Liebowitz, formerly a photojournalist, only began his legal career in 2015. However, as Judge Jesse Furman of the Souther District of New York put it in a recent Opinion and Order:
In that same period... He has become one of the most frequently sanctioned lawyers, if not the most frequently sanctioned lawyer...
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