Monthly Archives: April 2011

Too Little Too Late: Court Rejects Confirmatory Copyright Assignment Due To Lack Of Evidence Of Prior Transfer

A recent case in the Third Circuit, Barefoot Architect Inc. v. Bunge, Case Nos. 09-4495, 09-4600, (3d. Cir. January 14, 2011) has provided some interesting practice pointers with respect to copyright transfers. The case involved a dispute between an architect (Michael Milne of Barefoot Architects) and his clients Sarah Bunge and Thomas Friedberg. Milne had designed a house for Bunge and Friedberg, but the parties fell out before the house was completed,… More