[1/17/2011 Editor's note: The original House Judiciary Committee's list of SOPA supporters has recently been updated. The committee's website now features an entirely new list of SOPA supporters. This new list does not include any of the law firms listed in this post.]
If you haven't heard about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), then get your head out of the sand. The bill, which is currently making its way through committee, gives copyright and trademark holders the ability to cut off access to infringing websites.
And if your firm does any work for the media or entertainment industry, you can bet that they've heard about SOPA.
Some call it censorship, others think it protects American jobs. And a group of technology heavyweights thinks it stifles innovation. But what does your law firm think of SOPA?
According to a list released by the House Judiciary Committee, the following 22 law firms support the bill: