Wide-ranging copyright litigation experience 


Parsons Behle & Latimer can help you with all aspects of your copyright litigation matter. Our copyright litigation attorneys represent clients in the state and federal courts in matters related to copyright infringement, ownership and licensing. We have experience in litigating:

  • Artistic works
  • Literature and literary compilations
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Live theater
  • Motion pictures
  • Computer software
  • Three-dimensional designs for commercial products

Our attorneys have successfully assisted clients in obtaining early injunctive relief and ex parte orders for the seizure of counterfeit goods and in asserting their pre-litigation remedies under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

We also handle appeals of refusals to register copyrights before the United States Copyright Office Board of Appeals. Because many of our clients are engaged in entertainment-related businesses, our copyright attorneys are experienced in matters relating to rights of privacy, publicity, defamation and entertainment-related business disputes.



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In re Vidangel, Inc., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Utah

Copyright Litigation

Asset Vision, LLC v. Creg Fielding, et al.:  Parsons Behle successfully defended a fuel distribution company in the District of Idaho against allegations of copyright infringement pertaining to software for monitoring fuel truck mobilization.  After defeating the plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction and securing dismissal of all claims with prejudice, Parsons Behle obtained an award of all attorneys’ fees and costs for its client.

Wilcox v. Career Step, LLC, et al.:  Parsons Behle successfully defended a vocational school in the District of Utah in a lawsuit involving claims of copyright infringement, breach of contract, and various business torts.  Parsons Behle secured dismissal of plaintiff’s unfair competition and unjust enrichment claims on motion to dismiss and defeated plaintiff’s remaining claims of copyright infringement, fraud in the inducement, and interference with contract on summary judgment. 

Real Property Management v. Randall Averitte

Helped Franchisor enforce post-termination obligations of Franchise Agreement against non-renewing franchisee by obtaining a Preliminary Injunction. Court ordered cessation of competing business, all associated trademarks, and any use of franchise client information.