Tag Archive: Timothy B McCormack

Jun 02

Have Getty Images and McCormack Intellectual Property Law PS Crossed the Extortion Line?

Their Business Model After reviewing the latest batch of complaints filed with the Washington state Attorney  General’s office against Getty Images and McCormack Intellectual Property Law PS it is becoming clearer and clearer how unethical these businesses are behaving. Getty Images uses Pic-Scout to scour the Internet looking for images believed to match ones in …

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May 06

Filing complaints against Getty Images and McCormack Intellectual Property Law PS.

So you have received “The Letter” from Getty Images and/or McCormack Intellectual Property Law PS and you have tried in good faith to negotiate with them. Like most people you have probably requested that you be shown proof of claim, after all you are being presented with an invoice for many hundreds or even thousands of …

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Mar 18

Getty Images Sued for Patent Infringement

I was cruising around in PACER this evening when I noticed this lawsuit filed against Getty Images on December 10, 2013 for patent infringement. I have not seen this covered anywhere else so my apologies if it is already been done but it seems that Uniloc USA, Inc. alleges Getty Images used their patented software which …

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Mar 16

Punishment Needed For DMCA Abusers Says WordPress, Me Too!

During a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on March 13, 2014 WordPress General Counsel Paul Sieminski spoke in-depth about the problems created from a flood of false DMCA takedown notices. The system is being used to curtail freedom of expression and significant resources are being used to deal with the false DMCA takedowns.  “….At Automattic (parent company of WordPress), we’ve seen an increasing amount of …

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