Re: attorney's work and copyright

From: Martin Perlberger <mpesq[_at_]lafn.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 1996 10:19:25 -0700

> This is a follow-up question about copyright infringmenet and work
> produced by an attorney. We had drafted some carefully research and
> thoughtout interrogatories and request's for production. These were
> served on the other party and three days later we were served with
> their set of interrogatories. What we were served with is in most
> instances a verbatim copy of what we had drafted. Would this fit
> under copyright infringement or would the doctrine of merger apply
> or a fair use argument apply?

If this were subject to copyright and not under an exception or legal privilege, what would be the remedy and what would be the damage for infringement?

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