Matthew Bender & Co., Inc. v. West Publishing Co.

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Matthew Bender & Co., Inc. v. West Publishing Co.  (1998) 
by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Syllabus

Court Documents
Opinion of the Court
Dissenting Opinion
Sweet

158 F.3d 693
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT

August Term, 1997

(Argued: March 16, 1998 Decided: November 03, 1998)

Docket No. 97-7430

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

MATTHEW BENDER & COMPANY, INC.,
Plaintiff-Appellee,

HYPERLAW, INC.,
Intervenor-Plaintiff-Appellee,

- v. -

WEST PUBLISHING CO.; WEST PUBLISHING CORPORATION,
Defendants-Appellants.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Before: CARDAMONE and JACOBS, Circuit Judges, and SWEET,[*] District Judge.

MORGAN CHU, Los Angeles, CA (David Nimmer, Elliot Brown, Perry Goldberg, Irell & Manella LLP, on the brief), for Plaintiff-Appellee.

PAUL J. RUSKIN, Douglaston, NY (Carl J. Hartmann, New York, NY, Lorence L. Kessler, Washington, DC, on the brief), for Intervenor-Plaintiff-Appellee.

ARTHUR R. MILLER, Cambridge, MA (James F. Rittinger, Joshua M. Rubins, Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP, New York, NY, on the brief), for Defendants-Appellants.

DAVID SEIDMAN, Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC (Joel I. Klein, Assistant Attorney General, Lawrence R. Fullerton, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Robert B. Nicholson, Attorney, United States Department of Justice, on the brief), for Amicus Curiae United States of America.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).