Return to Blog Archives>>

ABA Panel for August 16 CLE Webinar on Termination Rights in Sound Recordings Released

A New Beginning in the End: Sound Recording Copyright Terminations: A Discussion and Debate,” on August 16, 2012. The Copyright Act grants an author the right to terminate a grant of rights thirty five years after a grant of transfer or license.  Because the termination right applies to works created on or after January 1, 1978, countless authors are expected to seek to regain their copyrights beginning in 2013. The panel will feature a diverse group of professionals, including Marybeth Peters, the former Register of Copyrights: Marybeth Peters, Oblon Spivak Lisa Alter, Alter & Kendrick LLP  Lisa Buckley, Pryor Cashman LLP Lacy Lodes, CONSOR Intellectual Asset Management Mark H. Jaffe, Tor Ekeland, PC For informational purposes only.   Not legal advice.]]]]> ]]>

Road to Nowhere

In Liminae: The Road to Nowhere

It takes us about six hours to drive to the rural state jail (that’s owned by two judges) the Feds contracted with to hold our client. Accused of computer crimes, he can’t effectively review evidence in jail – there’s no practical access to computers in the gulag. They’ve seized all his assets claiming they’re the ill-gotten gains of crimes the government can’t identify, and their computer forensics – if you can call them that – have no scientific basis and are full of basic errors and typos. In my decade as a federal criminal defense lawyer doing computer cases across the country, I’ve never come across a case where the government was so completely off.

Read More »

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

A defendant’s view from the trenches of federal criminal court This post is originally published to Substack. You can read and follow us there.

Read More »

For media inquiries, please email


©2022 Tor Ekeland Law, PLLC   •

Attorney Advertising   •   Past results do not guarantee future results   •   Licensed in New York