Institute for the Development of Earth Awareness v. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
768 F. Supp. 2d 672 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)
The firm obtained summary judgment in favor of client, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (“PETA”), dismissing copyright infringement claim brought against PETA in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on basis of alleged use in PETA animal rights campaign of historical facts and not-new idea of comparing mistreatment of slaves in 19th century America to mistreatment of animals today.