Jaffe Partner Lawrence Jordan Featured as Speaker at Copyright Law and Fair Use Program (Sunday, November 14, 2010)

Lawrence Jordan, a shareholder with Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., was recently featured as a speaker on a panel discussion on J.K. Rowling v. RDR Books at Cooley Law School in Ann Arbor. Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.

As part of the day-long program on copyright law and fair use for artists, students and legal practitioners, the panel discussed various aspects of the Harry Potter Lexicon case, involving the publishing of a Harry Potter reference guide and claims by Rowling and Warner Bros. of copyright infringement.

Mr. Jordan serves as group coordinator of the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group with more than 30 years experience focusing in the areas of trademark, copyright, licensing, information technology, Internet, publishing and entertainment law. He is also managing shareholder of the Firm's Ann Arbor, Mich. office.

Mr. Jordan has been consecutively listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2005 and in Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine since 2006. He currently serves on the board for the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, is a lifetime member of the Friends of the Ann Arbor Library and a member of the Author's Guild. He is also a lifetime Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and past chair of the Computer Law section as well as past chair of the State Bar of Michigan Arts, Communications, Entertainment and Sports section.