Posts Under: Freelancer

End of Freelancer Litigation Yields ‘Invitation’ to Claims Process

Connectiv members have recently been receiving legal-sounding demands for payment from freelance writers. More specifically, they receive a “Dear Publisher” letter regarding a consolidated class action suit entitled “In re Literary Works in Electronic Databases Copyright Litigation,” located in the Southern District of New York. The mailing also contains an explanatory memorandum (dated November 16, 2015) from the Proskauer law firm, as well as a list of works that the member allegedly infringed.