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Drew Curtis: How I beat a patent troll


Drew Curtis is creator of Fark.com – an internet news aggregator.


In January 2011, Fark was sued along with MSN, reddit, yahoo for violation of a patent. 418 more words

Forged releases "The Legend" Chris Kyle T-shirt with the proceeds going to support Chris Kyle's Family

In light of recent events involving a sucker punch (court settlement) to the face of our very dear friend, Taya Kyle, widow of the late Chris Kyle (American Sniper), Forged has made it a priority to offset the financial burden that she and her family are now faced with, as a result of ignorant pride. 270 more words


The Sleepy Yankees Fan Defended His $10 Million Lawsuit On The 'Today' Show

New York Yankees fan Andrew Rector sure has a funny way of handling all of the people that were making fun of his lawsuit against ESPN and Major League Baseball. 238 more words


Science-Based Medicine Blog Sued: Another attempt to use the law to squelch criticism

Many of you are aware that I’m a contributor to the Science-Based Medicine blog. Today the founder and executive editor of SBM, Steven Novella, has announced that he and the SBM blog are being sued for writing about… 515 more words


The Privilege that Can Never Be Waived

Here’s a hypothetical scenario: Let’s assume that Murtagh engages in misconduct and begins losing a $1.6 million settlement because of it. He then tangles with a private investigator and decides to open a parachute of sorts by framing the P.I. 419 more words

James Murtagh

When is a Lawsuit Frivolous?

According to Murtagh’s soon-to-be-filed amended complaint, Baker misappropriated his likeness for commercial purposes by including this photograph at the right, at jamesmurtaghmd.com:

Apparently, has used name and likeness as reflected on jamesmurtaghmd.com to draw traffic to his other websites (including OMSJ.org and CWBPI.com), in order to raise funds, solicit business opportunities, and promote his own personal agenda.

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James Murtagh