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Gujarat Law Society Voice, Profile of Lecture (Aug. 2016)

India Today Media Institute, “U.S. Attorney Demysifies Copyright Laws” (Jul. 26, 2016)

Legal Trigger, Interview on Careers in Intellectual Property (Jul. 2016)

World Intellectual Property Review, “The year ahead: 10 IP cases to watch out for in 2016” (Feb. 19, 2016)

Trademarks & Brands Online, "Google Books decision unfair to copyright owners, argue lawyers" (October 19, 2015)

IP Magazine, “Google Books ‘opens door’ for other digitisation projects” (October 19, 2015)

​Law360, "In Google Books Case, Famed Judge Takes A Victory Lap" (October 16, 2015)

Trademarks & Brands Online, "Google Books decision unfair to copyright owners, argue lawyers" (October 19, 2015)

IP Magazine, “Google Books ‘opens door’ for other digitisation projects” (October 19, 2015)

​Law360, "In Google Books Case, Famed Judge Takes A Victory Lap" (October 16, 2015) (Lexis link)

Trademarks & Brands Online, "The joke's on you" (August 5, 2015)

Law360, "NJ Justices Won't Hear Dispute Over Generic Drug Settlement" (May 27, 2015) (Firm Case)

World Intellectual Property Review, "Between Inspiration and Infringement: Blurring the Lines" (April 14, 2015)

Law360, "NJ Court Backs Strict Enforcement Of Generic Drug Settlement" (February 3, 2015) (Firm Case)

Trademarks & Brands Online, "Sony the lonely: the hack that stole Christmas" (January 28, 2015)

Law360, "Copyright Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2014" (July 30, 2014)

The Copyright Society of the U.S.A., "Hillel Parness Launches Parness Law Firm" (June 25, 2014)

Variety, "The Aereo Decision: 5 Likely Scenarios for What's Next" (June 25, 2014)

Law360, "Google, Oracle Ruling Sets Up Software Fair Use Rights" (May 9, 2014)

​Law360, "In Vimeo, 2nd Circ. Can Answer Big DMCA Questions" (April 10, 2014)

Law360, "YouTube, Viacom Case Provides Answers, but Not Big Ones" (March 19, 2014)

World Intellectual Property Review, "U.S. Bill Seeks to Hand Greater Power to Songwriters" (February 26, 2014)

New York Times, "Photographers Band Together to Protect Work in 'Fair Use' Cases" (February 21, 2014)

World Intellectual Property Review, "Authors Guild Seeks Appeal Against Google Books Ruling" (January 6, 2014)

Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet, “Copyright Attorney Hillel I. Parness … Responds to the Judge’s Decision that Google’s Digitization of Millions of Books Constitutes ‘Fair Use.’” (November 26, 2013)

CIO, "Google Books Legal Epic Moves to Appeals Court" (November 19, 2013)

World Intellectual Property Review, "Authors Guild's Google Books Challenge Dismissed" (November 15, 2013)

IP Magazine, “Google Books Constitutes ‘Fair Use’, Court Rules” (November 15, 2013)

Law360, "With Google Books, 'Fair Use' Keeps Widening" (November 14, 2013)

World Intellectual Property Review, "Author Demands Interview is Removed from Amazon" (October 21, 2013)

Thomson Reuters, “Attorneys Respond to Judge’s Decision that Apple Conspired to Raise e-Book Prices” (July 24, 2013)

Thomson Reuters, “Judge Finds Apple Misused Most-Favored Nation Clauses” (July 11, 2013)

Thomson Reuters, "Right to Publicity Tackles Video Game Company's Free Speech Rights, 3rd Circuit Rules" (June 10, 2013)

World IP Review, “U.S. Band The Turtles Accuses Broadcaster of $100M Copyright Infringement” (June 8, 2013)

Washington Internet Daily, “Viacom Plans Another YouTube Appeals Amid Latest Defeat” (April 22, 2013)

Law360, “YouTube set for Copyright Rematch as Judge Defies 2nd Circ.” (April 19, 2013)

Variety, “Judge Again Rules for YouTube in Viacom Suit” (April 18, 2013)

Law360, "9th Circ. Ruling Brings Consensus on DMCA Safe Harbor" (March 15, 2013)

Law360, “Cellphone Unlocking Bill Provides ‘Band-Aid’ Fix” (March 12, 2013)

World Intellectual Property Review, “Amazon Granted Second-Hand Digital Marketplace Patent” (February 6, 2013)

World Intellectual Property Review, “Google and Yahoo appear on ‘piracy’ ad list” (January 4 2013)

Thomson Reuters, "Appeals court revives IDT suit against Tyco over fiber optic network" (December 27, 2012)

Intellectual Property Watch, "Overseas Manufacturing Creates Copyright Dilemma For U.S. Supreme Court" (November 21, 2012)

World Intellectual Property Review, “Cases of the Year: 12 From 2012” (commenting on Golan v Holder) (November/December 2012)

Managing IP, “Why Google Books Will Fare Well Under Fair Use” (November 8, 2012)

Policy and Regulatory Law Report, “As Court Filings Postponed for Music License Antitrust Suit, Endgame Contemplated” (November 2, 2012)

Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet, “Fair Use?  Experts Comment on Universities’ Digital Books Project Ruling” (November 2, 2012)

Managing IP, “Google Books Library Ruling Bad News for Author’s Guild” (October 19, 2012)

Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet, "3 Publishers Settle Feds' eBook Antitrust Suit" (September 21, 2012)

Law360, "Blackstone's $7M Fee May Be Premature, Judge Says" (August 31, 2012) (Firm Case)

Variety, "Netcos can't always anchor in 'safe harbor'" (April 13, 2012)

Voice of America (Radio and Print), "Federal Court of Appeals to Restart the Viacom v. YouTube Case" (April 11, 2012)

Multichannel News, "Ruling In YouTube Case Could Open New Legal Attacks: Attorney" (April 6, 2012)

Managing IP, "Viacom Ruling Sets New Standard for ISP Knowledge" (April 6, 2012)

New York Times, "Appeals Court Revives Viacom Suit Against YouTube" (April 5, 2012)

Financial Times, "Viacom $1bn lawsuit revived" (April 5, 2012)

Law360, "2nd Circ. Revives Viacom's $1B YouTube Copyright Suit" (April 5, 2012)

Lawline TV (WNYE NY), "Internet Regulation" (March 4, 2012)

ABC News, "SOPA Could Help Feds Close Illegal Online Pharmacies" (January 26, 2012)

Forbes, "Under SOPA, Justin Beiber Would Be In Jail" (January 20, 2012)

CBC News (Radio and TV), "Wikipedia Down" (January 18, 2012)

paidContent, "Why Amazon's Plagiarism Problem Is More Than A Public Relations Issue" (January 18, 2012)

Managing IP, "Universal Loses Key Fight Against Video-Sharing Site" (January 6, 2012), "What journalists need to know about SOPA" (January 5, 2012)

Law360, "9th Circ. Backs Veoh In UMG Video Infringement Suit" (December 20, 2011)

Al Jazeera English, "U.S. Considering Law Against Online Piracy" (December 17, 2011)

BNA Daily Report for Executives, BNA Patent, Trademark and Copyright Daily, and BNA Electronic Commerce Law Report, "Smith Circulates Manager's Amendment to SOPA; Schedules Judiciary Committee Markup" (December 14, 2011)

National Law Journal, "Debate over Web piracy act goes viral" (December 12, 2011)

Read Write Web, "Legal Analysis of SOPA / PROTECT-IP: No, It's Not Censorship" (November 23, 2011)

E-Commerce Times, "ISPs Agree to Mete Out Punishment for Illegal File Sharing" (July 8, 2011)

ABA Journal, "A Trove of Historic Jazz Recordings has Found a Home in Harlem, But You Can't Hear Them" (May 1, 2011)

Law360, “Parameters Start to Form for Online Content Laws” (September 16, 2008), "Rowling in court over Harry Potter Lexicon" (April 14, 2008)

BBC World Business Report, "US time switch ‘saves energy'" (March 12, 2007)

The Economist, "Sounds good?" (June 6, 2006)

BBC World Business Report, "Legal ramifications of new Daylight Saving Time rule" (March 31, 2006)

BBC World News, "Nike sues Adidas in patent row" (February 17, 2006)

​Economic Times, "Out Here, Time Doesn't Stand Still" (January 3, 2006)Business Week, "Resetting Clocks May Upset PCs" (October 17, 2005)