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Collected News Stories, Articles, Feature Pieces and Links

How Blackbeard’s ship and a diver with an ‘iron hand’ ended up at the Supreme Court – Charlotte Observer

‘A hand for Rick:’ Underwater videographer Rick Allen overcomes near-fatal accident – Fayetteville Observer

Episode 955: Pirate Videos

Blackbeard

– Planet Money, NPR (19 min.)

Still Diving into a Challenge – CityView Magazine

Scuba divers swim among the sharks – Fayetteville Observer

DAN Member Profile: Rick Allen – Alert Diver Online

Out to sea – Elite Magazine

The Copyright Top Five of 2020 – IP Watchdog

Holding States Accountable for Copyright Piracy – Regulatory Transparency Project

ISSUE № 6: LEGAL TROUBLE – Long Way Around

ISSUE № 5: DIGGING – Long Way Around

State Sovereign Immunity and Copyright with Rick Allen & Kevin Madigan – The Illusion of More Podcast (1:05)

Canada Hockey’ Tests the Limits on State Sovereign Immunity for Copyright Infringement – Law.com

States can invoke sovereign immunity against claims of copyright infringement – International Law Office

Wilmington’s Fouryouth Productions gets creative with virtual STEM programming – Technical.ly

Copyright Alliance Comments Spotlight Infringement by States – Graphic Artist Guild

Blackbeard’s Shipwreck And The Hook – WUNC Radio, NPR’s “The Story”

A Sword From Blackbeard’s Ship  – WUNC Radio, NPR’s “The Story”

Allen v. Cooper Revisited III: Data Suggests States Willfully Infringe Copyrights – The Illusion of More

Copyright Alliance Survey Reveals Growing Threat of State Infringement – Copyright Alliance

Fin-tastic World of Filming Sharks Webcast, National Wildlife Federation

Supreme Court Holds States Cannot Be Sued for Monetary Damages in Copyright Infringement Cases – National Law Review

NCAJ Hero – Trialbriefs

Blackbeard – North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Queen Anne’s Revenge, Indeed!: Copyright Conundrums, Sovereign States, and IP Piracy – JDSupra

Allen v Cooper: The Epilogue: The Copyright Office Embarks on a Journey to Determining Just How Bad the State Copyright Infringement Problem Is – Copyright Alliance

Are State Governments Copyright Pirates? – Copyright Clearance Center

Blackbeard’s Ghost Still Sails the Seas of Copyright! – Copyright Clearance Center

Senators Ask U.S. Copyright, Patent Offices to Study Infringement by States – Hollywood Reporter

U.S. Copyright Office Publishes Federal Register Notice Announcing State Sovereign Immunity Study – IP Watchdog

Queen Anne’s Revenge, Indeed!: Copyright Conundrums, Sovereign States, and IP Piracy – International Lawyers Network

Allen v. Cooper Revisited Part I: State of Play – The illusion of More

Allen v. Cooper: States Stay Copyright Pirates – The George Washington Law Review

Wrestling With the Ghost of Queen Anne: A Nerdy Look at Allen v. Cooper – The illusion of More

Allen v. Cooper Revisited: Part II – That Damned Eleventh Amendment – The illusion of More

Allen v. Cooper:: Can States Get Away With Everything Now? – ASMP

States’ Rights Revenge? 3 Key Takeaways From SCOTUS Ruling In Allen v. Cooper – Above the Law

Will the Specter of Blackbeard Return as a Copyright Pirate? – JD Supra

Supreme Court Gives States the Green Light to Infringe Copyrights – Verdict

Supreme Court: Allen V. Cooper and Intellectual Property Rights – U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Supreme Court Allows States to Plunder Copyrighted Videos – JD Supra

Watch Out North Carolina! Queen Anne Will Get Her Revenge – Hugh Stephens Blog

Senator Thom Tillis: If IP Stakeholders Can’t Find Consensus, Congress Can’t Help – IP Watchdog

Of Shipwrecks, Sovereign Immunity, Pirates, and Copyright – Kyle Kourtney

State Rights and Copyright Q & A – Allen v Cooper – DMLA

‘Blackbeard’ Returns: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Allows States to act as copyright pirates; vendors beware – IP CloseUp

SCOTUS Approves State Piracy Without Consequence in North Carolina’s Blackbeard Lawsuit – Lindley Law

Photographers and Owners of Copyright Registrations, Beware of State Sovereign Immunity Issues! – Marks Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to be “Digital Blackbeards”—For Now – American Bar Association

Copyrights and state sovereignty: U.S. Supreme Court removes monetary damages for state actor infringement – JDSupra

Allen v. Cooper and Georgia v. Public.Resource.org: The Supreme Court Navigates the Relationship Between State Government and Federal Copyright Lawn – National Law Review

US Supreme Court Upholds States’ Immunity from Copyright Infringement Suits : Is US in Violation of the TRIPS Agreement? – SpicyIP

STATE COPYRIGHT PIRACY: AN ANALYSIS OF ALLEN V. COOPER AND ITS IMPACT ON LEGISLATIVE ATTEMPTS TO ABROGATE STATE SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY IN COPYRIGHT SUITS – JIPL

Blackbeard, Piracy, and the Supreme Court: Allen v. Cooper and the future of state sovereign immunity from copyright infringement suits – The JIPEL Blog

Pirate treasure? SCOTUS unanimously rules states are immune from copyright infringement suits in Blackbeard case – Now+Next

US Supreme Court rules against Fayetteville videographer in pirate ship lawsuit – Fayetteville Observer

Supreme Court rules states are immune from copyright law – Ars Technica

U.S. Supreme Court rules against Fayetteville videographer in pirate ship lawsuit – Tribune News Service

Supreme Court Decides North Carolina Is Immune from Filmmaker’s Copyright Suit – Hollywood Reporter

States Shielded From Copyright Suits, Supreme Court Rules – Bloomberg Law

U.S. Supreme Court maroons filmmaker in Blackbeard video piracy fight – Reuters

Supreme Court protects states from copyright lawsuits in Blackbeard pirate ship case – USA Today

In Blackbeard Pirate Ship Case, Supreme Court Scuttles Copyright Claims – NPR

Justices Find States Immune From Federal Copyright Claims – Courthouse News

Congress Walks the Plank: Allen v. Cooper – Benchwarmers

Supreme Court Rules States Have Sovereign Immunity From Copyright Infringement Suits: Is Your State Government the Next “Pirate Bay”? – Stephen Carlisle

Think Twice When Licensing Copyrighted Works to States – Sovereign Immunity Applies – JD Supra

Supreme Court Paves Way for Revoking State Sovereign Immunity for Copyright InfringementCenter for the Protection of Intellectual Property

U.S. Supreme Court: NC immunity stands in Blackbeard copyright skirmish – NC Policy Watch

Supreme Court rules documentary filmmaker who has spent 18 years filming Blackbeard’s ship can’t sue North Carolina for copyright infringement – Daily Mail

Case Review: Allen v. Cooper (2020) – Center for Art Law

Blackbeard’s notorious pirate ship Queen Anne’s Revenge is at the heart of a US Supreme Court battle – Brinkwire

The Supreme Court Just Decided that States Cannot be Sued for Copyright Infringement – PetaPixel

Blackbeard, Piracy, and the Supreme Court: Allen v. Cooper and the future of state sovereign immunity from copyright infringement suits – Journal of Intellectual Property

Wrestling With the Ghost of Queen Anne: A Nerdy Look at Allen v. Cooper – The Illusion of More

Allen v. Cooper: Justly Decided If Not Exactly Just – The Illusion of More

States Shouldn’t Be Copyright Pirates – Creators Syndicate

U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Copyright Holders Without Remedy – PRLog

The Final Revenge of Queen Anne’s Revenge: State’s Use of Photographs Is Not Piracy – Lexology

SCOTUS Redefines State “Piracy” – Lexology

U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to be “Digital Blackbeards” – For Now – JDSupra

SCOTUS Rules That North Carolina Is Protected From Copyright Infringement Claims By Sovereign Immunity – JDSupra

SCOTUS Sinks Filmmaker’s Copyright Case in Dispute Involving Blackbeard’s Ship – Law & Crime

States’ Rights Revenge? 3 Key Takeaways From SCOTUS Ruling In Allen v. Cooper – Above the Law

Blackbeard’s notorious pirate ship Queen Anne’s Revenge is at the heart of a US Supreme Court battle… over modern-day piracy – Daily Mail

Bizarre row over Blackbeard’s ship goes all the way to the Supreme Court – Bristol Live

Because of Blackbeard, States free to Loot – Intellectual Property Center

Allen v. Cooper: Supreme Court affirms state sovereign immunity in copyright case – Intellectual Property and Technology News

Challenge to Copyright – North American Nature Photography Association

Blackbeard Just Broke Copyright Law, and Now States Are the Pirates – Escapist Magazine

U.S. Supreme Court rules against Fayetteville videographer in pirate ship lawsuit – News & Record

Outrageous! States Infringe Copyright/Patent with Sovereign Immunity – Lawful Masses

Allen v. Cooper – U.S. States Have Sovereign Immunity from Copyright Damages – IPKat

A Cosmic Copyright Conundrum: ‘Star Trek,’ Space Force, SCOTUS and Blackbeard’s Shipwreck – IP Watchdog

Blackbeard sails into a modern piracy row – The Times

THE PIRATES OF PRECEDENCE, or How a Modest Copyright Case Could Affect Controversial Supreme Court Cases – Lexology

A Fairy Tale with an Unhappy Ending: Could it Happen in Real Life? – Hugh Stephens Blog

April Fools Day – SCOTUS 101

SCOTUS Redefines State “Piracy” – IP Blitz

I Can Do What I Want – What Are The Limits to State Immunity in the US on Copyright Infringement? – IP lustitia

Opinion analysis: Congress cannot subject states to suit for pirating and plundering copyrighted material – SCOTUS Blog

Supreme Court Says State Sovereign Immunity Sinks Pirate Shipwreck Copyright Suit – JD Supra

Sovereign Pirates: Copyright Owners Lose Their Remedies Against State Governments – Media Law Resource Center

Surrendering to Stare Decisis: Supreme Court Holds States Can Invoke Sovereign Immunity Against Claims of Copyright Infringement – Venable

Sovereign Immunity, The 11th Amendment, and Intellectual Property – Imagine That IP Law Blog

Supreme Court Holds Sovereign Immunity Shields States from Copyright Lawsuits – DavisPolk

Blackbeard’s Revenge! – Entertainment Law Update

Copyright and State Sovereign Immunity: The Allen v. Cooper Decision – Congressional Research Service

Supreme Court Hears Case Involving Blackbeard’s Ship, State And Property Rights – All Things Considered, NPR (3 min.)

300 Years After Blackbeard, the Court Examines Another Kind of Piracy – The National Law Review

Supreme Court Says State Sovereign Immunity for Copyright Infringement Prevails – Brigham Young University

Can states pirate works without paying? – IPKat

Supreme Court Holds State Sovereign Immunity Extends to Copyright Infringement Suits – IP Alert

States Cannot be Sued for Copyright Infringement Says the Supreme Court – Minding Your Business

Deep Dive Episode 104 – The Allen v. Cooper Decision, or, Blackbeard’s Revenge – Regulatory Transparency Project

Sovereign Immunity Bars Copyright Infringement Claims Against States – Hodgson Russ

Blackbeard’s Revenge – Entertainment Law Update Podcast

Allen v. Cooper: North Carolina’s Piracy of Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship – Foresight

Allen v. Cooper (No. 18-877) – U.S. Supreme Court

Allen v. Cooper Oral Arguments – SCOTUS Audio File & Transcript

Allen v. Cooper – SCOTUSblog

Allen v. Cooper – Copyright Alliance

Allen v. Cooper – Ballotpedia

Allen v. Cooper – Constitutional Accountability Center

Allen v. Cooper – U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Allen v. Cooper – JD Supra

Allen v. Cooper – Legal Information Institute

Allen v. Cooper – American Bar Association

Allen v Cooper Archives – ASMP

The Curse of Blackbeard: Controversy Over Copyrights Nearly 300 Years Later – Pace Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Outlook: Cases and Trends to Follow in 2020 – JDSupra

Blackbeard’s Shipwreck and Video Piracy Claims (5:56) – Bloomberg

2019 Year in Review (54:45) – Entertainment Law Update

Shiver Me Timbers (51:50) – Entertainment Law Update

Top Ten Copyright Stories of 2019 – Copyright Clearance Center

Aarrr, matey! Supreme Court justices frown on state’s public display of pirate ship’s salvage operation – USA Today

A Supreme Court piracy case involving Blackbeard proves truth is stranger than fiction – Quartz

Yo Ho Ho: Justices Ponder Rights to Blackbeard Ship-Salvage Images – Wall Street Journal

Justices pillage state arguments for sovereign immunity for copyright infringement – SCOTUSblog

Blackbeard resurfaces as Supreme Court hears N.C. copyright case – Gray Television

Piracy case over sunken pirate ship off NC coast heard at Supreme Court – CBS17

Piracy case over sunken pirate ship heard at Supreme Court – Nexstar

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Copyright Case Dealing with Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship – Spectrum News

Supreme Court justices skeptical in Blackbeard pirate ship case from Fayetteville – Fayetteville Observer

Supreme Court Wrestles With Consequences for Piracy by State Governments – The Hollywood Reporter

Justices struggle with copyright case involving pirate ship – Associated Press

Blackbeard’s Ghost Still Sails the Seas of Copyright! – Copyright Clearance Center

In High Court Seas, Blackbeard’s Ship Sails Again – Courthouse News

Allen v. Cooper – Post-Argument SCOTUScast – The Federalist Society

Blackbeard – WUNC

Blackbeard Pirate Ship Video Case Tests Copyright Law – Bloomberg Law

Stop the States’ Copyright Plunder – George Mason University

SCOTUS considers ‘Blackbeard’s Law’ in shipwreck copyright suit – World Intellectual Property Review

A Different Kind of Piracy: North Carolina Claims Immunity from Copyright Infringement in Dispute over Queen Anne’s Revenge – JETLaw

In US, No Remedies For Growing IP Infringements – Intellectual Property Watch

Piracy, Old and New: Copyright, State Sovereignty, and the Queen Anne’s Revenge – Congressional Research Service

The Modicum #13: State Sovereign Immunity and Copyright Law – BYU Copyright, The Modicum Podcast

Allen v. Cooper: Suing States for IP Infringement – PatentlyO

Blackbeard’s Revenge: Sovereign Immunity and Copyright – Plagiarism Today

SCOTUS hears arguments on Blackbeard’s pirate ship controversy – NC Policy Watch

Supreme Court hears case involving pirate Blackbeard’s ship – The Hill

Blackbeard’s ship embarks for Supreme Court in video piracy case – Reuters

Oral Arguments in Allen v. Cooper Pit Court Precedent Against Rising Tide of State Copyright Infringement – IPWatchdog

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Copyright Sovereign Immunity Case – Disruptive Competition Project

Public Piracy of Private Property? Allen v. Cooper – Regulatory Transparency Project

High Court in the Deep Waters of State Sovereign Immunity and Copyright Protection – Marzulla Law

State Pirates in the Dock – Wall Street Journal

Stop the States’ Copyright Plunder – Wall Street Journal

N.C Supreme Court revives lawsuit over Blackbeard’s ship and lost Spanish treasure ship – Fayetteville Observer

What does Blackbeard have in common with North Carolina? – Allen’s Linklaters

Supreme Court to Decide Whether States are Immune from Monetary Damages for Copyright Infringement – Copyright Alliance

Supreme Court to decide if N.C. pirated digital Blackbeard treasure – Gray Television

Pirate ship lawsuit from Fayetteville goes to Supreme Court on Tuesday – Fayetteville Observer

Blackbeard’s ship case about images returns to trial court – Associated Press

Blackbeard’s shipwreck sparked a legal battle in NC. Now it’s up to the Supreme Court – News & Observer

Pirate ship case sails to high court – LA Times

Justices Set to Cross Swords Over Blackbeard Shipwreck Footage – Bloomberg Law

The pirate Blackbeard is laughing in his grave over a SCOTUS copyright case – Quartz

The problems with state copyright infringement – National Press Photographers Association

Tag Archives: Blackbeard – North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Blackbeard Shipwreck Lawsuit Goes To Trial – PRLog

Aaarrrgument preview: Copyright and sovereign immunity in Davy Jones’ locker – SCOTUSblog

Blackbeard’s Ship Heads to Supreme Court in a Battle Over Another Sort of Piracy – NY Times

From Blackbeard’s Wreckage Rises a Claim of State Piracy – WRAL TV

Car Stops, Blackbeard, Clean Water: SCOTUS Sneak Peek – Bloomberg Law

Allen v. Cooper (U.S Supreme Court): Amicus Brief – N.Y. City Bar

Firm Dives Into Supreme Court Battle Over Blackbeard’s Ship – Hughes, Hubbard & Reed

The State Strikes Back – Sovereign Immunity as a Pirate’s Sword – Scott Collins

Arrr! When A State is the Accused Copyright Scallywag – Scott Collins

Queen Anne’s Revenge? – Akerman

Will SCOTUS Salvage the Copyright Remedies Clarification Act in Allen v. Cooper? – Finnegan

Supreme Court Ruling In Pirate Ship Copyright Case Could Sink State Immunity – The IP Law Blog

Supreme Court Ruling In Pirate Ship Copyright Case Could Sink State Immunity – Scott Hervey

Fleet of copyright groups support pirate ship photographer before SCOTUS – World IP Review

Copyright Cavalry Supports Pirate Ship Photog At High Court – Constitutional Accountability Center

Wall Street Journal Publisher Tells Supreme Court of Being Victimized by California – Hollywood Reporter

NPPA, ASMP ask the U.S. Supreme Court to protect photographers from copyright infringement by states – National Press Photographers Association

ASMP and NPPA Ask the U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Photographers from Copyright Infringement by States – American Society of Media Photographers

The Guild Joins NPPA and ASMP Amicus Brief on Copyright Infringement by States – Graphic Artists Guild

Pirate-ship piracy case gets Chicago IP brief – Chicago Daily Law Briefing

WLF Asks Supreme Court to Hold State Governments Accountable for Copyright Theft – Washington Legal Foundation

Blackbeard Filmmaker to Justices: Let Me Sue North Carolina – Bloomberg Law

Supreme Court returns to work facing abortion, guns, immigration, gay rights — and possibly President Trump – USA Today

Copyright dispute over Blackbeard ship video, other Supreme Court cases could have impact on businesses – Fox Business

States Have No Right to Infringe Copyrights – Free State Foundation

State-Sponsored Piracy? The Allen v. Cooper Case – Regulatory Transparency Project

Irresistible Force Meets Immovable Object – Matthew F. Abbott

Opening Shots Fired in Pirate Shipwreck Copyright Case – Law360

Groups call for Fourth Circuit overturn in Allen v Cooper – Intellectual Property Magazine

Fayetteville videographer gets his day at U.S. Supreme Court in November – Fayetteville Observer

Supreme Court Agrees to Review Filmmakers Copyright Lawsuit Against North Carolina – Hollywood Reporter

With Blackbeard’s ship, an argument about 21st century piracy lands in the Supreme Court – LA Times

US Supreme Court will hear copyright Case tied to Blackbeard’s Flagship – WRAL

Blackbeard’s famed pirate ship, grounded three centuries ago, sails toward Supreme Court – USA Today

Blackbeard’s ship embarks for Supreme Court in video piracy case – Reuters

High Court will hear copyright dispute involving pirate ship – Associated Press

Pirate Blackbeard lawsuit headed for U.S. Supreme Court – News & Observer

Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship Called Upon to Help Supreme Court Explore Abandoned Copyright Law – National Law Journal

Ahoy, Matey! The Supreme Court to Decide Whether Copyright Owners Can Make States Walk the Plank for Copyright Infringement – The TM©A

SCOTUS will take on copyright case about Blackbeard’s pirate ship – NC Policy Watch

Piracy, Old and New: Copyright, State Sovereignty, and the Queen Anne’s Revenge – Congressional Research Service

Copyright law issues on U.S. Supreme Court’s next term agenda – IPKat

Will SCOTUS Salvage the Copyright Remedies Clarification Act in Allen v. Cooper? – Finnegan

States can invoke sovereign immunity against claims of copyright infringement – ILA

Blackbeard, Allen v. Cooper, and Research via Public Depositories – Appellate Advocacy Blog

QAR suit headed to SCOTUS – News Times

Supreme Court charts course for Blackbeard’s pirate ship – The Hill

QAR Copyright suit heads to Supreme Court – Coastal Review Online

Who owns footage of Blackbeard’s ship? U.S. Supreme Court to decide – NY Daily News

SCOTUS Adds Pirate Ship Copyright Case to Docket – William R. Samuels

Artist’s copyright infringement suit heads to US Supreme Court – The Art Newspaper

Blackbeard’s Ship Comes to the Supreme Court – VOA

Supreme Court Copyright Infringement Case – Liebowitz Law Firm

How does a pirate ship relate to the Supreme Court? – John Howell Podcast

States Liability for copyright infringement (20:56) – Entertainment Law Update

Young, Siegel co-author scholars briefs in cases before Supreme Court – Duke Law

Supreme Court to Wade Into Piracy’s Murky Waters With Blackbeard Copyright Case – The Well

Copyright case will feature Blackbeard – Tribune News service

Blackbeard Ship Video Row Over Copyright Goes To Supreme Court – Bloomberg News

Supreme Court To Hear Dispute Over Blackbeard’s Flagship – American Wire

State Rights and Copyright Q & A – Allen v Cooper – DMLA

Supreme Court to decide if States are Immune from Liability for Copyright Infringement – AGT Lawyers

United States Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Blackbeard Copyright Case – PRLog

Justices take on major state’s rights dispute – Constitution Daily

When Congress Cancelled State Immunity for Copyright Infringement, Did it Violate the U.S. constitution? – PATENTLYO

SCOTUS agrees to hear state copyright immunity case – IPPro

English pirate ‘Blackbeard’ to be navigated by U.S. Supreme Court over video piracy case – Devdiscourse

Who’s the Pirate – Blackbeard or the State of North Carolina? Supreme Court Will Decide – Old Salt Blog

Blackbeard’s Ship Embarks for Supreme Court in Video Piracy Case – PlagiarismToday

Supreme Court to Revist State Abrogation of Sovereign Immunity From IP Infringement – Patent Docs

Another Viewpoint: Tarheel State behaves like the pirate it promotes – Florida Times Union

Our View: Some N.C. high-seas history heads to high court – Wilmington Star News

High court will hear copyright dispute involving Blackbeard’s ship – WSOC TV

Supreme Court to Decide Pirate Ship/Sovereign Immunity Case – CSG

Blackbeard Ship Footage Faces High Court Scrutiny – Courthouse News

High Court Will Hear Copyright Dispute Over NC Pirate Ship – Spectrum News

U.S. Supreme Court to hear copyright dispute involving Blackbeard’s ship – CTV News

Supreme Court Hears Copyright Case Against North Carolina – Traklight

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear 3 New Cases – Law & Crime

SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Case About a Pirate Ship – Newser

Supreme Court tackles Pirate case – DJV Show

A Copyright Issue Regarding the Rights to Blackbeard’s Sunken Treasure – Tickner McCliman

Pirate Ship Copyright Dispute Will Be Heard By the Supreme Court – Turnpike Law

U.S. Supreme Court to hear copyright brawl involving Blackbeard’s ship – Times of News

Supreme Court: Can a State Steal Your Copyrights? – Lawful Masses with Leonard French

QAR suit appealed to SCOTUS – Carteret News Times

Copyright row over Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship goes to the Supreme Court – Capital Law

North Carolina Facing Infringement Liability in Pirate Ship Lawsuit – BYU Copyright Licensing Office

Pirate ship videographer secures High Court review of Copyright Remedy Clarification Act’s constitutionality – Walter Kluwer

From the High Seas to the High Court – Zarley Law

Aargh! Supreme Court to Decide Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship Case – NCSL Blog

Pirates and Piracy: The Supreme Court Will Examine Whether States are Immune from Copyright Infringement Claims in a Dispute Over Blackbeard’s Shipwreck – Maryland Appellate Blog

Case To Determine Whether States Can ‘Violate Copyright With Impunity’ – Managing Intellectual Property

Monarch of All I Survey…Copyright Excepted – Hugh Stephens Blog

In a Blow to Creators, Takings Clause Lawsuit is Dismissed in Copyright Case – Graphic Artists Guild

Can U.S. States Infringe Copyright with Impunity – The Illusion of More

Relist Watch – SCOTUSBlog

Petitions of the Week – SCOTUSBlog

What Happens When the Copyright Pirate Is State Government? – Hollywood Reporter

In US, No Remedies For Growing IP Infringement – Intellectual Property Watch

State Pirates Footage of Pirate’s Ship, Claims Immunity – Today’s General Counsel

Supreme Court To Hear Blackbeard Copyright Piracy Case – Google News Coverage

NC Sets Sail for the Supreme Court: “Blackbeard’s Law” and Modern Day Piracy – Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law

Lawsuit over Blackbeard’s pirate ship goes before NC Supreme Court – Fayetteville Observer

300 years after Blackbeard’s death, a videographer is fighting for bounty – News & Observer

Blackbeard is Back: Will he make it to the Supreme Court? – Hugh Stephens Blog

A Battle over Piracy and Sunken Treasure – Lindley Law Blog

Blackbeard – BBC Radio Bristol

Queen Anne’s Revenge, Cindy Lou Who, A Pile Of Deference, & More – Institute for Justice

High Court Asked To Revive Copyright Suit Against NC – Law360

NC Immune to Suit Over Pirate Ship Pics, 4th Circuit Says – Law360

The Weird Decisions Episode (30:37) – Entertainment Law Podcast

Fourth Circuit Rules North Carolina Immune from Filmmaker’s Lawsuit – Courthouse News

The State Can Plunder Your Copyright: Allen v. Cooper – IP Law Trends

Yo Ho No: Lack of Express Language Scuttles Claim Of Sovereign Immunity Waiver – Mondaq

Allen v. Cooper – Lexology

Blackbeard’s Head & Bell Recovery Video Released! – PRLog

NC’s highest court hears arguments about Blackbeard flagship – The Times News

Blackbeard Shipwreck Lawsuit Goes To Trial – Intersal

NC DNCR Fails To Settle Legal Dispute With The Discoverers OF Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge – PRLog

Was pirate treasure pirated? Ongoing suit says NC stole Blackbeard footage – News & Observer

Was pirate treasure pirated? Ongoing suit says NC stole Blackbeard footage – Charlotte Observer

North Carolina, Filmmaker, Spar Before 4th Circuit Over Pirate Booty – Courthouse News

Queen Anne’s Revenge Sails into the Fourth Circuit – Kaufman & Kahn

Sunken Pirate Ship Raised in Copyright Case – FindLaw

Pirate video pirated – NC Lawyers Weekly

Abuse of sovereign immunity is not a crime…. or is it? – Mike Boatman

Blackbeard Tricentennial – Island Life NC

New Thematic Issue of Historical Archaeology: The Mardi Gras Shipwreck Project – Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA)

Lights, Camera…Shipwreck!?! – Multimedia at 4000′ Published – ePRnews

Copyright Review 2017 – Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman

Judge allows lawsuit over Blackbeard’s shipwreck to proceed – Fayetteville Observer

Judge declines motion to dismiss lawsuit involving Queen Anne’s Revenge – Carteret County News Times

Lawsuit involving ownership of Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead, judge says – Charlotte Observer

Judge: Suit About Blackbeard Shipwreck Videos Can Go Ahead – US News & World Report

Judge: Lawsuit about Blackbeard shipwreck can continue – WITN-TV

Blackbeard Archive – WWAY-TV

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – Winston-Salem Journal

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – The Virginian-Pilot

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – Washington Post

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – News & Observer

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – Yahoo News

Intersal Files Ethics Complaints with NC over Blackbeard Shipwreck – PRLog

Judge Spikes Attempt to Dismiss Blackbeard’s Lawsuit – PRLog

State Sanctioned Piracy? – Dr. E. Lee Spence

Video Piracy and the Pirate Ship Queen Anne’s Revenge – The Old Salt Blog

Boyling mad over the 11th Amendment – NC Lawyers Weekly

Blackbeard’s shipwreck lawsuit will proceed – Long & Robinson

Lawsuit Over Blackbeard’s Shipwreck Media Goes To Federal Court – Henry B. LaTorracca

Land Ahoy! Does Blackbeard Signal the End of State Immunity for Copyright Infringement – Copyright Alliance

3 Count: Blackbeard’s Revenge – Plagiarism Today

Challenge to ‘Blackbeard’s Law’ moves forward – Tradewinds

Intersal Files Ethics Complaint with NC over Blackbeard’s Shipwreck – PRLog

Blackbeard’s Ship Confirmed Off North Carolina – National Geographic

Blackbeard’s Ship Discovered Off North Carolina – National Geographic

Photographer suing state over Blackbeard footage – WRAL-TV

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – News & Observer

State Said to Plunder Blackbeard Wreck Pix – Courthouse News

Fayetteville company sues state in dispute about Blackbeard’s pirate ship – Fayetteville Observer

Friends group calls it quits on fundraising – Carteret County News-Times

QAR videographer files federal case – Carteret County News-Times

Recent News on Blackbeard’s infamous pirate ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge – All Things Boat

US State Changes Law To Steal Pirate Video – Commsrisk

Local non-profit ‘Friends of Queen Anne’s Revenge’ dissolves – WCTI-TV

Blackbeard and the Modern Day Pirates – Hugh Stephens Blog

N.C. Photographer Sues State Alleging Copyright Infringement of Shipwreck Images – Fstoppers Blog

NC Governor Facing Federal Lawsuit Over Copyright Infringement & Blackbeard’s Law – PRLog

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – WNCT-TV

Nonprofit supporting Blackbeard’s ship sinks amid litigation – North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

‘Blackbeard’s law’, lawsuits sink Queen Anne’s Revenge salvage effort; friends group calls it quits on fundraising – Underwater Times

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – WWAY-TV

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – TWC News

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – The News & Advance

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – Goldsboro Daily News

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – Washington Times

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – Charlotte Observer

Lawsuit filed against Gov. McCrory, state – The Daily Reflector

Plunder Disputes Plague The Wreck of Blackbeard’s Ship – Soundings

Common Cents, March 2016, Mark Loundy – National Press Photographers Association

Fighting Over Blackbeard’s Treasure – Henry B. LaTorracca

Blackbeard’s Revenge – NC Spin

Lawsuits break up Queen Anne’s Revenge Group – Greensboro News & Record

Shipwreck company suing state over ‘treasure’ linked to Blackbeard: $14M in contract dispute – U.S. News

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – Scholarship Easy

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – Muck Rack

Copyright & Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship – IPKat

NC Photographer Sues State Alleging Copyright Infringement of Shipwreck Images – The Dive Log

Recent news on Blackbeard’s infamous pirate ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge – All Things Boat

Observer photographer Cindy Burnham finds paradise in Honduras – Fayetteville Observer

Wreck divers raise cannon from Blackbeard’s Ship off North Carolina coast – Fayetteville Observer

Scuba divers swim among the sharks – Fayetteville Observer

Locations of 7 sharks attacks on N.C. beaches – Fayetteville Observer

Company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – Star News Online

N.C. denies claims in Blackbeard’s pirate ship dispute – Fayetteville Observer

Treasure hunter that found Blackbeard’s pirate ship sues state for $8.2M – Fayetteville Observer

Discoverers of Blackbeard’s shipwreck sue NC for $8.2M – WRAL-TV

Blackbeard’s Law would clarify control of media rights to shipwrecks – News & Record

NC Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – Asheville Citizen-Times

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – The Washington Times

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – NC Lawyers Weekly

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – Robesonian

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – St. Paul’s Review

Bill to Governor Addresses NC Shipwrecks, Public Records – WWAY-TV

Bill to governor addresses North Carolina Shipwrecks – WAVY-TV

‘Blackbeard’s Law’ to clarify public access to shipwreck photos, video – Fayetteville Observer

Controversy over Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge continues – Public Radio East

Battle Over Shipwreck Photos Brews in N.C. – Courthouse News

NC Lawmakers Enter Legal Battle Over Blackbeard’s Ship – WFDD

Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – CCCC

Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – Federal News Radio

Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – Salon

Shipwreck-hunting company says contract breached involving Blackbeard’s wreck – Fox News

NC Lawmakers Enter Legal Battle Over Blackbeard’s Ship – TWC News

Controversy Over Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Continues – The Down East Journal

Legal Battle Over Blackbeard’s Flagship – The Down East Journal

Anything pertaining to shipwrecks can have value – Florida Dive Connection

Florida company that found QAR files civil complaint against state – Carteret County News-Times

In situ corrosion monitoring helps preserve shipwreck artifacts – Wendy Welsh

Hundred Year Cap On Exemptions Passes – Elon University

Interview with Rick Allen – KoolProjects Media

Update from the Field: October 5, 2012 – NC DNCR

Update from the Field: September 24, 2012 – NC DNCR

QAR Lab Report July 2008 – NC DNCR

Filming the Queen Anne’s Revenge! – Jonathan Bird’s Blue world

Dive expedition to begin – Carteret County News Times

Search for Blackbeard’s Anchor Underway – H-Net

Archaeologists To Recover Eight Cannons From Blackbeard’s Ship – WUNC

Anchor from Blackbeard’s ship to be raised off N. Carolina – RedOrbit

Search for Queen Anne’s Revenge to resume – Beaufort Observer

A Public-Pirate Partnership – NC House

Jessica Devault Wears Red For a Cause – JDV

GoRed! Fighting for the hearts of women – Fayetteville Observer

Xtreme Moves – HDVideoPro

Blackbeard’s Glowing Shipwreck – P3 Magazine

Spotlight: Southeast Success Stories – Markee Magazine

Mystery of the sunken ‘Mardi Gras’ intrigues Aggie researchers – The Eagle

Video Produced on “Mardi Gras” Shipwreck – Texas A&M Today

Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck Project Documentary – Shipwreck World

Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck – Museum of Underwater Archaeology (MUA)

Salvaged Artifacts May Help Solve The Mystery of ‘Mardi Gras’ Shipwreck – finding Dulcinea

Heart of Louisiana: Mardi Gras Shipwreck – WALB-TV

In-depth look at underwater video cameras: history and uses – Splashcam Marine Video

Hurricane Ophelia unearths artifact from Blackbeard’s ship – AP

Pirate’s tale: Wreck may end hunt – Greensboro News & Record

Researchers Resume Hunt for Artifacts at QAR Shipwreck Site (Blackbeard’s Shipwreck) – Free Republic

Search For Blackbeard’s Anchor Is Underway At QAR Shipwreck Site – TreasureWorks

Queen Anne’s Revenge Dive Expedition to Begin – Outer Banks Sentinel

Photographer injured in explosion dives back into life – WRAL-TV

Former WRAL photographer, wife injured in explosion – WRAL-TV

Photographer prepared for long recovery after explosion – WRAL-TV

Dive In – City View Magazine

Friend inspires tenacity in others – Greensboro News & Record

Diving In – NC Well MagazineCape Fear NURC

Photographer injured in explosion dives back into life – WRAL-TV

Trust But Verify – Divers Alert Online

Rick’s Hand – Fayetteville Observer

B-25 Recovery and Preservation Project – Rubicon Foundation

Monitor Expedition 2003 – NOAA

Search for Queen Anne’s Revenge to resume – Beaufort Observer

Blackbeard Lives Again – Historical Belles and Beaus

Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck – Museum of Underwater Archaeology (MUA)

Apple, Quicktime help with underwater diving trip – Macworld

Contract battle brewing over $14M Blackbeard ‘treasure’ – Associated Press

Company that found Blackbeard’s ship has $14M dispute with NC – Fayetteville Observer

Company: State breaching QAR contract – Carteret County News Times

Blackbeard pirate ship lawsuit moving to federal court – Fayetteville Observer

Legal battle over Blackbeard’s flagship – Public Radio East

Florida company plans to go to Federal court – Carolina Coast Online

Off North Carolina coast, lure of sunken treasure fades – WRAL

Hurricane Ophelia unearths artifact from Blackbeard’s ship – AP

The Tarheel Challenge: The State of Documentary Making in Nonunion NC – IDA

Take an Online Journey to See Blackbeard’s Flagship – WRAL-TV

Underwater Photographer Describes Power, Beauty of Sharks – WRAL-TV

Live from Morehead City, It’s Queen Anne’s Revenge – Kimberly (Eslinger) Faulk

Diving Volusia County’s Artificial Reefs – Marine Science Center

SIDCO’s 2000 Dive Season on QAR – Surface Interval Diving Company (SIDCO)

German sub sank near U.S. – The Augusta Chronicle

Nautilus Productions – Wikipedia

Shiver Me Timbers Thar She Blows – Center for Copyright Integrity

Who’s Who of the World Diving Community, Rick Allen – Diving Almanac Book of Records

First Internet Shipwreck Exploration [Live – Scuba] – Diving Almanac Book of Records

Blackbeard’s Glowing Shipwreck – P3 Update

Apple, QuickTime help with underwater diving trip – Macworld

Exhibit, TV Show Examine Flagship – News & Record

Nautilus Productions – Photlo

Nautilus Productions – Pirate Directory

Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Partners – NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NC DNCR)