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Jews for Jesus, Inc. v. Rapp

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2008

The Florida Supreme Court held that the state no longer recognizes a cause of action for false light invasion of privacy because it overlaps with defamation and “allows the plaintiff to circumvent the strict requirements that have been adopted by statute and developed by case law to ensure the right to freedom of expression.”

Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2008

The district court denied Universal Music Corp.’s request for an interlocutory appeal relating to the court’s August 20, 2008, order in which the court held that a copyright owner, in order to proceed in good faith under the DMCA, must consider whether an individual’s use of a copyrighted work is a fair use before sending a take-down notice

Online advertising goes to court

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2008

In a clear indication that online privacy concerns are on the rise, a class action complaint has been filed against several companies that use consumer data obtained through "deep packet inspection," a technology that tracks and consolidates all web-related information for an individual at the ISP level, in order to provide targeted online advertising

Regulations affecting internet gambling

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2008

On November 12, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve Board issued a new rule implementing the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act that was signed into law in October, 2006

Perfumebay.com Inc. v. eBay Inc., USCA 9th Circuit, November 5, 2007

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2007

Plaintiff owned a web site and sold perfume using trademarks “perfumebay”, “PerfumeBay” and “Perfume Bay”

Veoh Networks, Inc v UMG Recordings, Inc, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2007

The district court granted defendant record companies’ motion to dismiss video-hosting website Veoh’s declaratory relief action for lack of a “case or controversy” and based on its discretion to decline jurisdiction under the Declaratory Judgment Act

Electra Entertainment Group Inc., et al. v. McDowell, USDC M.D. GA., November 6, 2007

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2007

In a case involving unauthorized downloading and distribution, via the internet, of copyrighted sound recordings, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia denied in part plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment as to statutory damages and costs, but granted the motion in part as to plaintiff’s request for a permanent injunction to prevent defendant from further copyright infringement

Pitbull Productions, Inc. v. Universal Netmedia, Inc., et al., USDC S.D.N.Y. November 7, 2007

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2007

Defendants failed to appear in trademark infringement suit filed by adult entertainment company against web site

In re: Literary Works in Electronic Databases Copyright Litigation

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2007

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York’s certification of a class of freelance authors and approval of a settlement of their copyright infringement claims

FTC studies online targeted advertising

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2007

On November 1 and 2, the FTC hosted a town hall meeting to discuss privacy and online behavioral advertising - the collection of information about a consumer’s activities online (including the searches the consumer has conducted, the web pages visited, and the content the consumer has viewed) which is then used to target advertising to the consumer