For the past several years the Copyright Alliance has been a proud
partner of the Columbia-Cravath Copyright Dispute Pro Bono Clinic. Each
fall semester the law firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP and law
students enrolled in Columbia University provide free legal
representation to individuals and small businesses in lawsuits involving
cutting edge copyright issues.
To assist the Clinic, the Copyright Alliance reaches out to individual
creators and small businesses in all disciplines to solicit for
candidates for the program. In addition to having a copyright dispute
that is new and ripe for litigation, for a dispute to be accepted by the
Clinic it should present an interesting copyright issue, the resolution
of which would benefit the creative community. Critically, candidates
should be located in the New York City area and be unable to afford
If you are interested in learning more about this program, please go to> http://copyrightalliance.org/content/pro_bono_trial_services_0 ,> where you will find both the application requirements and an> application. Because the Clinic only takes a limited number of clients> each semester, applications do not guarantee representation.