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Aereo wins another round in its battle with copyright owners

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2013

On Monday, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the denial of a preliminary injunction against Aereo, Inc

Non-compete update

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2008

In our June 30, 2008 Mass Media Update, we noted that the FCC's Media Bureau had issued a decision that purports to ban the use of programming-based non-compete contracts

Recently filed copyright case highlights potential liability stemming from third-party political advertisements

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

A recent case filed against Fox News Network suggests that broadcasters should be more wary of third-party political ads that may infringe upon intellectual property rights

Unmasking anonymous posters

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

Media outlets increasingly are faced with a "new" kind of subpoenaone that seeks the identity of persons who have posted information anonymously to the media company’s website, blog or chat room

The POM Wonderful saga: FTC final order bars POM’s health claims

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

On January 10, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its long-awaited final ruling in the Agency's administrative case against POM

Crist campaign's copyright violation leads to public apology

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

Last month, former Florida governor and U.S. Senate candidate Charlie Crist issued a public apology for his campaign's unauthorized use of the quirky 1980s tune Road to Nowhere in a television commercial

D.C. District Court disagrees with Second Circuit Aereo decision and issues near-nationwide injunction over FilmOn X Internet Television Service

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2013

The U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, last week preliminarily enjoined FilmOn X, a service that uses the Internet to give consumers the ability

Public interest group calls for additional disclosure for political advertisements

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2011

On March 22, 2011, the Media Access Project (MAP) filed a Petition for Rulemaking seeking to amend the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC or Commission) rules to require additional disclosure for political advertisements

Broadcasters found unlikely to succeed in suit against internet television streaming service

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2012

A federal court in New York has rejected a preliminary injunction motion brought by major U.S. broadcasters to stop Aereo, Inc. from providing realtime internet access to broadcast television programming without permission from the relevant copyright owners

Federal judge sharply limits scope of West Virginia campaign ad restrictions

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2008

On April 22, 2008, a federal district judge in West Virginia granted a preliminary injunction sought by Wiley Rein attorneys on behalf of the Center for Individual Freedom