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'Hurt Locker' lawyers launch nationwide copyright fight

Dunlap, Grubb & Weaver, the law firm representing "The Hurt Locker," names three people in separate copyright suits, also starts refiling suits across country.

By February 17, 2011


'Hurt Locker' lawyer: Illegal sharing must end (Q&A)

Thomas Dunlap is the attorney who has revived the practice of suing people who illegally share files online. Get to know him.

By September 29, 2010


Cost of suing file sharers could skyrocket soon

Indie filmmakers suing accused film pirates had tried to pursue the cases in Washington, D.C. Court setback appears to have prompted them to pursue defendants in courts elsewhere.

By November 22, 2010


Accused pirates to indie filmmakers: Sue us

As indie film studios sue accused illegal file sharers, it appears they are running into a few who refuse to settle. Will one of these people be the next Jammie Thomas?

By October 21, 2010


Judge denies 'Hurt Locker' subpoenas

A federal judge has "quashed" subpoenas sent to a South Dakota ISP by "The Hurt Locker" producers. This is likely only a temporary delay for the filmmakers.

By September 27, 2010


Law firm offers to defend 'Hurt Locker' sharers

The number of obstacles facing Voltage Pictures and its lawyers in their attempts to sue alleged file sharers continues to mount.

By June 11, 2010


'Hurt Locker' lawyers continue antipiracy fight

In filing copyright suits against thousands of alleged file sharers, a group of indie film studios avoid jurisdiction issues by enlisting help from lawyers who can pursue cases in 23 states.

By January 4, 2011


Mass antipiracy suits looks less certain

After dropping thousands of alleged film pirates from a lawsuit in Washington, D.C., it's unclear when or whether lawyers representing an indie studio will refile.

By December 14, 2010


For 'Hurt Locker' sharers, good and bad news

A federal judge OKs mass lawsuits against suspected illegal file sharers to proceed, but she has serious questions about fairness.

By July 7, 2010


Another ISP bucks 'Hurt Locker' subpoenas

Producers of Oscar-winning film "The Hurt Locker" did not properly serve a subpoena on a South Dakota-based ISP, according to that company's lawyers.

By August 27, 2010