October 31, 2019 / 8:01 PM / 15 days ago

Prolific lawyer wants SDNY judge recused over 'copyright troll' jab

Richard Liebowitz, a New York lawyer notorious for filing a high volume of low-value copyright cases on behalf of photographers, has sought the recusal of a judge who referred to him as a “copyright troll.”

In a motion filed on Tuesday, Liebowitz demanded that U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan step aside from a copyright infringement case the prolific plaintiffs’ lawyer brought against magazine publisher Bauer Media Group.

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