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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

American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. v. Aereo, Inc

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

District court denies motion of plaintiffs, producers, marketers, and distributors of broadcast television, to enjoin Aereo from continuing that potion of its services that allows subscribers to watch broadcast television content contemporaneously with broadcast, finding Aereo’s service did not constitute public performance of copyrighted content under Second Circuit’s Cablevision decision

Intercollegiate Broadcasting Sys., Inc. v. Copyright Royalty Board

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

On appeal of final determination by the Copyright Royalty Board of default royalty rates and terms applicable to internet-based webcasting of digitally recorded music, court of appeals vacates and remands the CRB’s determination, finding that CRB as constituted at the time of the determination violated Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution

The Authors Guild v. Google, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2012

District court grants class certification to group of authors in copyright infringement action against Google, Inc. and recognizes standing of organizations asserting claims on behalf of members, concluding that Google’s plan to digitize millions of books raises common questions and entitles copyright holders to litigate on a group basis

Second Circuit reverses dismissal of Viacom's $1 billion copyright case against Google

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2012

In Viacom International Inc.'s $1 billion copyright suit against Google Inc., and its YouTube platform, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Thursday vacated the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Google, in which it held that Google was entitled to protection from liability from all of Viacom's claims under the safe harbor protection of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA

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

UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2012

In a heavily litigated and much watched case, the Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for video-sharing site and affirms dismissal of claims of secondary liability for copyright infringement against investors in the site

New Sensations, Inc. v. Does 1-1,474

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2011

District court grants motion of defendants, users of peer-to-peer file sharing network, to dismiss andor quash subpoena in copyright action, concluding that, based on publically available information, plaintiff, license owner of copyrighted adult film, did not have good-faith basis to believe that venue was proper and jurisdiction was attainable

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. v. WTV Systems, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2011

District court grants plaintiff motion picture studios’ motion for preliminary injunction against operators of online video service, finding that plaintiffs had established likelihood of success on claims that service violated their exclusive rights to publicly perform their copyrighted works and caused irreparable harm, including loss of revenue and interference with licensing agreements

Capitol Records, Inc. v. MP3tunes, LLC, USDC S.D. New York, August 22, 2011

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2011

In a copyright infringement action, defendant MP3tunes, which provides a service that allows users to search the internet for free song files and a service that allows the online personal storage of such song files, was determined to qualify for DMCA safe harbor protection except with respect to certain specific songs identified in DMCA takedown notices and not removed from user lockers