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Mattocks v. Black Entertainment Television LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

District court grants defendant BET summary judgment in suit brought by creator of Facebook Fan Page that promoted BET television program The Game

Facebook updates platform policy to prohibit “like-gating”

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

Facebook's recently updated Platform Policy for developers states, "Only incentivize a person to log into your app, like your app's Page, enter a

WOMMA updates social media disclosure guidelines

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2012

The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) recently updated its Social Media Marketing Disclosure Guide, the organization’s self-regulatory guide to best practices and responsibilities of using social media

Capitol Records Inc. v. Thomas-Rasset

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2012

Circuit court reinstates $222,000 statutory damages award against defendant, individual, for willful infringement related to her downloading and making available through peer-to-peer file-sharing service 24 copyrighted sound recordings of plaintiffs, holding that award did not violate due process standards and that plaintiff was entitled to broader injunction

UMG Recordings Inc. v. Veoh Networks Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for defendant video-sharing site Veoh, affirming grant of summary judgment in defendants’ favor

Capitol Records Inc., et al. v. Thomas-Rasset

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2010

In peer-to-peer copyright infringement action, court grants defendant’s motion for remittitur and reduces jury’s statutory damage award from $1,920,000 to $54,000 after holding that jury’s statutory damages award is shocking and unjust; court concludes that treble the minimum statutory damages amount of $750 per song is the maximum amount the jury could properly have awarded

Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2010

After a bench trial, the district court entered judgment in favor of plaintiff financial institutions on their claims of copyright infringement and "hot news misappropriation" against online aggregator of financial information

Murphy v. Millennium Radio Group LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2011

In an action for copyright infringement and violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Third Circuit reverses the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant radio station, finding that the station’s removal of a gutter credit from the photograph may be considered removal of “copyright management information” for purposes of the DMCA, and that the station's reproduction of the photograph was not protected as fair use

Atlantic Recording Corporation, et al. v. Howell

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2008

The federal district court in Arizona denied the plaintiff record companies’ motion for summary judgment in this peer-to-peer file sharing copyright infringement case on several grounds

Liberty Media Holdings, LLC v. Tabora

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2012

District court in California dismisses copyright infringement action alleging Florida-based defendant unlawfully distributed plaintiff’s copyrighted adult movie over peer-to-peer file-sharing protocol for lack of personal jurisdiction, finding that defendant did not personally direct his activities to California