Bussian Law FirmProtecting Media and Intellectual Property
John A. Bussian
Principal, The Law Firm of John A. Bussian, P.A.
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin
John Bussian, the firm’s principal, has litigated scores of libel and open government issues, as well as subpoenas directed to newsrooms, courtroom and court records access disputes, and circulation, advertising, and intellectual property matters in state and federal courts across the country. The firm represents on regular basis McClatchy newspapers, other North Carolina newspapers, and media interests in Florida, Texas, and Kentucky, along with the member newspapers of the North Carolina Press Association and the Southern Newspaper Publishers’ Association.
The firm also represents the Duke Student Publishing Company, and has litigated for the Associated Press and the Houston Chronicle. John Bussian is admitted to the bars of North Carolina, the District of Columbia, Florida, and Texas.
John Bussian is active in the industry and in federal and state courts across the country.
The Media Institute, Washington, D.C. – First Amendment Advisory Council
John Bussian’s notable publications
Co-author, The North Carolina Press Foundation’s North Carolina Media Law Handbook (1994-Present)
Defending the First Amendment across the South and the Nation.