No. 00-7509.

259 F.3d 65 (2001)

Lois B. MORRIS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. BUSINESS CONCEPTS, INC., James J. Maher and Petra H. Maher, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided July 26, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David B. Wolf, New York, NY, (Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP, of counsel), for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Jeffrey A. Oppenheim, New York, NY, (Kane Kessler, P.C., of counsel), for Defendants-Appellees.

(Charles D. Ossola, Jule L. Sigall, Washington, DC, (Arnold & Porter, of counsel), for Amici Curiae American Society of Media Photographers, Inc., The Authors Guild, Inc., the North American Nature Photography Association, the National Association of Science Writers, Inc., the Professional Photographers Association, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the National Writers Union, the Graphic Artists Guild, the Science Fiction Writers of America, Inc., the Picture Agency Council of America, Editorial Photographers, the National Press Photographers Association, Inc., the American Society of Picture Professionals, Inc., and the Advertising Photographers of America, in support of Plaintiff-Appellant.).

Before OAKES, KEARSE and CABRANES, Circuit Judges.

OAKES, Senior Circuit Judge:

Plaintiff Lois Morris, a journalist, brought suit against defendants Business Concepts, Inc., James Maher, and Petra Maher (collectively "BCI") for copyright infringement arising out of BCI's unauthorized use of Morris's articles in its newsletter. The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Richard Conway Casey, Judge, granted summary judgment to the defendants on the ground that the court lacked jurisdiction...

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