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Chad Rutkowski Talks about Key Copyright Cases of 2021

News / January 4, 2021

Partner Chad Rutkowski is quoted in an article published Jan. 3, 2021, by Law360. The article, “Copyright Cases to Watch in 2021,” looks at several copyright cases that are likely to be important in 2021.

In discussing the much-delayed Supreme Court ruling in Google v. Oracle, Rutkowski said, “There's been a lot of discussion that if they rule for Oracle, it could destroy the tech industry. But conversely, if they weaken copyright for software, does that remove the incentive for innovation that we've lived with for 30 years?”

Rutkowski also discusses the implications of two cases in Manhattan federal court involving the practice of using embedded social media posts, or inlinking.

Read the article (registration required).