No SOPA For You! Lessons From The Fight Over SOPA And PIPA

February 3, 2012Article

Jesse Saivar: The debate continues.

Over the past few months, it’s been tough to avoid SOPA, which is odd considering Americans aren’t exactly known for getting caught up in political discourse over legislation dealing with something as unemotional as intellectual property law.  But the fight played out in a very public way because it involved two widely popular, well-funded industries passionately going toe-to-toe, with one widely unpopular but well-funded group of politicians playing referee. After some low blows, eye-gouging and hair-pulling, the anti-SOPA team has prevailed, at least temporarily.

Jesse Saivar is an entertainment, technology and IP lawyer with Greenberg Glusker.

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