7 notable GCs in the news

General counsel sound off about copyright, censorship, war crimes and more



"It's unfortunate that EA thought that this was an appropriate response to our game, and clearly demonstrates a lack of understanding of basic copyright principles."


“DuPont believes that the damages awarded of $1 billion are unjustified, particularly considering that Pioneer has never sold a single Optimum GAT seed and has no plans to do so in the future.”



“We should not and cannot be in the business of proactively monitoring and flagging content, no matter who the user is—whether a business partner, celebrity or friend.”

--Alex Macgillivray, general counsel of Twitter


“This particular litigation now stands at a crossroads. Google can take one of two paths: it can choose either to engage in serious discussions to search for patent peace or persevere in its diversionary tactics.”


“There was no one case which motivates this. We just think it’s worth looking into.”


“The benefits of anti-immigration or crackdown legislation are far outweighed by the risks, and most legislators are fairly risk averse.”

Alanna Byrne

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