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Music publishers bring contributory copyright claims against ISP for infringing activities of subscribers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2014

In a novel lawsuit that tests the bounds of service provider liability, two music publishers brought suit against an ISP for contributory copyright

Trends in New Jersey employment law 2013 year in review

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

2013 was a busy year for employment law in New Jersey. This newsletter summarizes noteworthy developments in ten key areassocial media, the

CDA Section 230 protects web site operator from liability for user's defamatory post, despite general statement on web site concerning accuracy of information

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

A general statement on a Web site to the effect that posted information was truthful and accurate did not deprive the Web site operators of protection from liability for defamatory statements posted by third parties under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a Texas appeals court ruled

Fed. R. Civ. p. 65 precludes post-judgment injunction requiring web site to remove user's defamatory post

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

The requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 65 preclude the enforcement of an injunction requiring the removal of posts found to be defamatory against a Web site operator that was not a party to the defamation litigation in which the judgment including the injunction was issued, a district court ruled

Web site owner's assertion of CDA Section 230 in response to defamation claim not an extortionate threat

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

A Web site operator's assertion of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in response to a demand that allegedly defamatory third-party content be removed from its consumer complaint site does not constitute an extortionate threat under California law, a district court ruled

Depiction of student athlete in videogame deemed actionable under California right of publicity statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

The inclusion of a character in a videogame that corresponded to a student athlete is actionable under the California right of publicity statute, a district court held

When life gives you lemons, give away toothpaste: Hello Products turns P&G lawsuit into marketing event

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2014

Imagine this scenario: you're a toothpaste start-up with six employees. You're about to launch your new brand into an oral care market dominated by

Allegations that employee of Web site operator promised to remove defamatory content preclude summary judgment on promissory estoppel claim

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

Allegations by the plaintiff in a defamation action that a Web site operator's employee said she would "take care" of having false and defamatory profiles removed from the site were sufficient to create an issue of fact precluding summary judgment on the plaintiff's promissory estoppel claim, the district court ruled

Selling the shirt off Tim Tebow’s back requires a license

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2012

Quarterback Tim Tebow garners a great deal of media attention, and as a result, he sells a lot of jerseys

Stopper or informer? Closer accused of giving false testimony to stay in the game

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2014

When people talk about Cincinnati Reds' closer Aroldis Chapman, you most often hear him described as "hard throwing," a "flamethrower," or a