Sculpture Review articles – October 2015
David has been asked to write a series of articles on copyright law for Sculpture Review, a publication of the National Sculpture Society. The first article appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of the magazine.
Super Lawyers – September 16, 2015
David has been selected for the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list.
Class Certified in Harlequin Lawsuit – October 23, 2014
On October 23, 2014, upon the stipulation of the parties, the Court certified a class in the action Keiler v. Harlequin Enterprises Limited et al. pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The class action seeks damages for the alleged underpayment of digital royalties to a class of about 1,000 authors. David Wolf is counsel for the plaintiffs along with Mike Boni and John Sindoni of Boni & Zack.
Jury Verdict for Plaintiff in Tharp v. Media General libel lawsuit. May 16, 2014
The jury in the libel lawsuit Tharp v. Media General, pending in U.S, District Court for the District of South Carolina, rendered a verdict in plaintiff’s favor on May 16, 2014. David Wolf was trial counsel for the plaintiff along with Jim Griffin and Maggie Fox of Lewis Babcock & Griffin in Columbia, SC.
Second Circuit reverses dismissal of Keiler v. Harlequin class action lawsuit. May 1, 2014
On May 1, 2014 the Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of one claim in the Keiler v.Harlequin Enterprises Limited et al. class action lawsuit and remanded the case to the district court for further proceedings. David Wolf is counsel for the plaintiffs in this lawsuit concerning the payment of royalties on e-books, along with his co-counsel Mike Boni and John Sindoni of Boni & Zack.
Court Denies Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment in Tharp v. Media General Libel Lawsuit. December 16, 2013
In a decision filed December 16, 2013 by Chief United States District Judge Terry L. Wooten, we successfully defeated defendants’ motion for summary judgment in the libel lawsuit Tharp v. Media General Inc. et al. pending in the United States District Court, District of South Carolina. David Wolf represents the plaintiff along with Jim Griffin and Maggie Fox of Lewis Babcock & Griffin in Columbia, S.C.
Appellate Division affirms decision in Lampack v. Grimes. March 1, 2012
In a March 1, 2012 decision, the Appellate Division, First Department, affirmed the trial court’s decision in favor of the author Martha Grimes in the lawsuit brought by her former agent, Peter Lampack. David Wolf represented Martha Grimes in the lawsuit. The Appellate Division’s decision may have broad implications for the interpretation of agreements between authors and literary agents.