Judge Denies Plaintiffs Effort to Intervene in New York Copyright Actions Against OpenAI

Reuters Legal News

William E. Ridgway Zachary Faigen Alex Sim

Partner Bill Ridgway, counsel Zachary Faigen and associate Alex Sim look at developments concerning intervention in lawsuits alleging, inter alia, that OpenAI committed copyright infringement by using copyrighted works to train its large language model, ChatGPT. The authors discuss a recent decision by a federal judge in New York that ensures OpenAI will continue to litigate those cases in multiple jurisdictions, rather than in one consolidated proceeding.