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Reasonable royalty damages in copyright

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Addressing for the issue of the reasonable royalty from a hypothetical negotiation for copyrights, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

DMCA safe harbor held to protect content-sharing website

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of a defendant “video-sharing” website, holding that defendant is protected from liability for copyright infringement under the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA

Acting General Counsel of the NLRB issues second report on social media

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2012

On Wednesday, January 25, 2012, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon released a second report describing social media cases reviewed by his office

Alleged breach of implied-in-fact contract for use of a television show idea not preempted by Copyright Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

In vacating a district court’s grant of a motion to dismiss a breach of contract action against a television studio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the Copyright Act does not preempt a breach of an implied-in-fact contract that included a promise to pay for an idea

Ninth Circuit no friend to Winklevoss twins: Facebook settlement stands

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2011

Putting what appears to be an end to a highly publicized legal battle dramatized in the movie The Social Network, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a $65 million settlement agreement made between brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, their former classmate Divya Narendra, and social-networking website Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg

To track or not to track

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2013

Digital advertising based on tracking users' interests and related privacy concerns have been the subject of many recent news articles. What does

Lack of striking similarity ends The Big C copyright infringement action in the Ninth Circuit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2012

In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants

The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television

Touchdown for video game producer over football players false endorsement claim

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2013

Revisiting the issue of how trademark and similar rights under the Lanham Act are balanced against First Amendment rights, the U.S. Court of Appeals

Supreme Court keeps Raging Bull copyright suit in the ring

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2014

In a ruling that could potentially increase the number of copyright infringement actions, the Supreme Court of the United States has resolved a