Lopez v. The Associated Press et al Featured Case

Courtroom artist Patricia Ann Lopez filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the Associated Press a/k/a AP and Getty Images, alleging that the news agency and image licensing company used and sold her copyrighted court drawings in such cases as the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse trials, Colorado's sexual assault case against Kobe Bryant, and the Oklahoma City bombing trial of Terry Nichols.

Plaintiff: Patricia Ann Lopez
Defendant: The Associated Press and Getty Images (US), Inc.
Case Number: 1:2011cv00437
Filed: April 21, 2011
Court: Virginia Eastern District Court
Office: Alexandria Office
County: Out of State
Referring Judge: John F. Anderson
Presiding Judge: Claude M. Hilton
Nature of Suit: Copyrights
Cause of Action: 17:501
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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Date Filed#Document Text
April 21, 2011 1 COMPLAINT against Getty Images (US), Inc., The Associated Press ( Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 14683021007.), filed by Patricia Ann Lopez. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Civil Cover Sheet, # 11 Receipt)(rban, ) (Entered: 04/21/2011)

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Plaintiff: Patricia Ann Lopez
Represented By: H. Jay Spiegel
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