Richard Dannay


Richard Dannay is counsel with Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C., in New York City. He practices in the areas of copyright, publishing and trademark law, as well as libel, privacy, publicity, and related matters. Past president of The Copyright Society of the U.S.A. (1984 – 86) and one of its Honorary Trustees (1986 – ). Former chair of the New York City Bar Committee on Copyright and Literary Property (1992-95). Presented the 37th Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture (Nov. 2007): “Copyright Injunctions and Fair Use: Enter eBay — Four-Factor Fatigue or Four-Factor Freedom? (The Copyright Society of the U.S.A.); published at 55 Copyright Society Journal 449 (2008). Author of “Factorless Fair Use? Was Melville Nimmer Right?” published at 60 Copyright Society Journal 127 (2013) in special issue honoring 50th anniversary of Nimmer on Copyright treatise.