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John Whitaker
Works at Whitaker Law Group
Attended Cumberland School of Law
Lives in Bainbridge Island, WA
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Playboy Sues Over Kate Moss Photographs
Kate Moss (By Michel Haddi) What better way to celebrate your 40th birthday than by having naked pictures of yourself shared on the Internet?  Famed fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcos Piggott have captured the naked essence of Kate Moss for Playboy ...
Kate Moss (By Michel Haddi) What better way to celebrate your 40th birthday than by having naked pictures of yourself shared on the Internet?  Famed fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcos Piggott have captured the naked e...
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IP Address Alone Not Enough To File Suit
So Friday, Judge Lasnik of the Western District of Washington, right here in good ole' Seattle, held that an IP address alone was insufficient to state a claim for copyright infringement against the ISP subscriber. What does this mean? Plenty. I'm struggli...
So Friday, Judge Lasnik of the Western District of Washington, right here in good ole' Seattle, held that an IP address alone was insufficient to state a claim for copyright infringement against the ISP subscriber. What does ...
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I definitely agree that these guys make all lawyers look bad with their antics. We're a nation of laws, so law suits are inevitable. But the ones that are filed merely to shake down unsophisticated individuals should be stopped. Threatening to destroy someone's life just because they watched some porn really is indefensible.
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Litigation is expensive, and federal litigation is especially so.  In cases we file, defense counsel frequently make reference to the fact that we represent our clients on a contingent fee basis and that is why the litigation...
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Judge Rice's Dismisses Elf-Man's "Indirect" Theory of Liability
Well, you can't win them all.

The other day I wrote about Judge Lasnik's ruling that an IP address alone was insufficient to sustain a complaint for direct or contributory copyright infringement. Today, Judge Rice ruled exactly the opposite. To recap, so...
Well, you can't win them all. The other day I wrote about Judge Lasnik's ruling that an IP address alone was insufficient to sustain a complaint for direct or contributory copyright infringement. Today, Judge Rice ruled exact...
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Read Your Kindle On the Plane!
Not exactly copyright news, but it's still pretty exciting.  The Federal Aviation Administration just rescinded its long-time ban on the use of electronic devices during take off and landing.  Yeah!  In hindsight, it was a stupid ban, really. There was no w...
Not exactly copyright news, but it's still pretty exciting.  The Federal Aviation Administration just rescinded its long-time ban on the use of electronic devices during take off and landing.  Yeah!  In hindsight, it was a st...
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  • Whitaker Law Group
    Principal, 2005 - present
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Bainbridge Island, WA
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Huntsville, AL - Atlanta, GA
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11677 Sunset Loop, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
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John is an intellectual property attorney who focuses on infringement litigation, usually on behalf of the rights-owner.
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  • Cumberland School of Law
    Law, 1993 - 1996
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