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“Growing trend” that bit torrent DOE defendants need not be time-related

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

TCYK, LLC, v. Does 1-44, No. 13 C 3825, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 20, 2014) (Dow J.). Judge Dow denied various Doe defendants' motions to grant

BitTorrent “swarm” must be related in time to be joined in one action

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

Judge Lee granted various Doe defendants motion to sever their cases as unrelated, denied motions to quash subpoenas to the Doe’s ISPs and allowed

Plaintiff may not communicate with Does in BitTorrent case by email or phone

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

Judge Gottschall denied two Doe defendants’ motions to quash subpoenas to their respective ISPs seeking, among other things, their identities based

Illinois does not recognize tortious interference based upon wrongfully filed suits

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

Judge Grady granted in part plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendants’ (collectively “myVidster”) tortious

Court allows joinder of BitTorrent Does for early stages of case - 27January, 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

Judge Gottschall denied various Doe defendants’ motions to quash third party subpoenas to their respective internet service providers (ISPs) as well

Court allows joinder of BitTorrent Does for early stages of case - 24 January, 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

Judge Gottschall denied various Doe defendants’ motions to quash third party subpoenas to their respective internet service providers (ISPs) as well

Doe defendants severed in Bit Torrent case

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2013

Judge Guzman sua sponte severed Does 2-28 and dismissed them without prejudice in this Bit Torrent copyright case. Joinder was not proper pursuant to

Interactive website does not create personal jurisdiction

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2013

Judge Shadur granted defendant LeaseWeb USA (“LeaseWeb”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) & (6) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and

Court reminds plaintiff of Rule 11 obligation in adult movie download case

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 24 2012

Judge Kim denied two Doe defendants’ motions to quash subpoenas to their Internet service providers in this copyright case involving BitTorrent downloads of adult movies as part of a “swarm.”

Court orders Doe disclosure after time to object

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2012

Judge Leinenweber granted plaintiff Pacific Century International’s (“PCI”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 45(c)(2)(B) motion to compel subpoena compliance, in this BitTorrent copyright suit