Inmates Claim Name Copyrights; Lawyers See Con

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http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/91764p-83249c.html Inmates at the federal jail in Brooklyn are copyrighting their names and filing multimillion-dollar liens for unauthorized use in legal papers and transcripts. "It's frivolous and laughable on its face," said defense lawyer Edward Jenks. He recently got an invoice from a former client for $41 million. Assistant U.S. Attorney Noah Perlman was socked with a $30 million bill for using an accused criminal's name 60 times in court papers. Copyright expert Susan Buckley . . .

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