Viacom v YouTube Lawyer Joins Megaupload Legal Team
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 04:21 AM PDT
According to a report on CNET, Megaupload have made a very interesting addition to their legal team.
Andrew Schapiro, the lawyer who led YouTube to a summary judgment in its copyright trial against Viacom, has come on board and will assist Kim Dotcom and his co-defendants in their case against the US government.
Along with co-accused Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn Batato, Dotcom faces charges in the United States of racketeering, money-laundering and various copyright infringement offenses.
According to his profile on the website of Los Angeles-based Quinn Emanuel Urguhart & Sullivan lawfirm at which he is a partner, Andrew Schapiro has represented technology and media companies including Google, YouTube and Cablevision.
Source: Viacom v YouTube Lawyer Joins Megaupload Legal Team