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Disney Enterprises, Inc., et al. v. Hotfile Corp., et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2011

District court dismisses plaintiff motion picture companies’ claim for direct copyright infringement against defendant file-sharing site and its operator on defendants’ motion to dismiss, but allows plaintiffs’ claim for secondary infringement to stand against both corporate and individual defendants

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

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

Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FilmOn X LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2013

Adding to split among courts on this issue, D.C. district court issues preliminary injunction against internet television service that

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

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

Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. Barrydriller Content Systems, plc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

California district court grants TV networks’ motion for preliminary injunction against internet streaming service, finding that, contrary to decisions by courts in the Second Circuit, streaming transmissions of copyrighted content likely infringed networks’ exclusive right to public performances

Diller v. Barry Driller, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2012

District court preliminarily enjoins creator of internet site BarryDriller.com from continuing to use the name “Barry Driller” to market an internet streaming service competing with a similar service backed by plaintiff Barry Diller

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

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

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2009

Defendant Veoh operates an Internet-based service that allows users to share videos with others