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D.C. Circuit limits discovery and joinder for downloading "swarms"

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

Deciding a case that involves issues of discovery and joinder, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit addressed issues presented by so-called

Printed publication need not be easily located to be prior art

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

Addressing the standard for establishing that an alleged prior art reference qualifies as a “printed publication,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the

Cheap internet TV thwarted?

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

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a high-stakes copyright case that pitted the huge network television

Clip from The Ed Sullivan Show in musical Jersey Boys was fair use

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded that the use by a musical production company in the musical Jersey Boys of a seven-second

First Circuit stays on the fence regarding application versus registration approach

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

Once again failing to choose a side in the application versus registration approach, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the

It’s the words, not the ideas, that are copyrightable

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Elton John and his songwriter partner Bernie Taupin had

A combination of non-conclusory factual allegations satisfies Twombly for a Sherman Act 1 claim and can proceed to trial

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently reversed a district court decision dismissing a complaint alleging the defendants conspired to fix prices of digital music in violation of the Sherman Act 1

Alien v. Predator; who prevails in copyright dispute?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld an order granting summary judgment on copyright and breach of contract claims against Alien vs. Predator film (AVP) creators, concluding that the alleged similarities between the plaintiffs’ screenplay and the film in issue were insufficient to create factual issues from which a reasonable juror could find actual copying or improper appropriation

FCC adopts new mobile radio rules, seeks comment on additional changes

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2010

While a number of changes to the FCC's Part 90 rules governing PLMR and CMRS services are scheduled to go into effect on May 14, 2010, interested parties also have until that date to comment on additional, proposed rules

No compulsory license for internet streaming

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

In an appeal of a preliminary injunction against ivi, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found that internet streaming services are not entitled to compulsory licenses under 17 U.S.C. 111 of the Copyright Act for broadcast TV retransmissions