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In victory for news aggregators, federal appellate court erodes 'hot news' misappropriation doctrine

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2011

In a decision that could hamper the ability of news organizations to protect their content from aggregators, a federal appellate court has rejected a claim of “hot news” misappropriation against an aggregator of financial news in Barclays Capital Inc. v. Theflyonthewall.com

The POM Wonderful saga: FTC final order bars POM’s health claims

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

On January 10, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its long-awaited final ruling in the Agency's administrative case against POM

Court orders ivi TV to stop retransmitting TV programming via the Internet

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2011

In a closely watched case, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has issued a preliminary injunction ordering ivi, Inc. (pronounced "ivy") to immediately stop retransmitting broadcast television programming over the Internet

Obama Administration seeks Supreme Court review of broadcast indecency regulations

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2011

The Obama Administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse two federal court of appeals decisions that it says "preclude the Federal Communications Commission from effectively implementing statutory restrictions on broadcast indecency that the agency has enforced since its creation in 1934."

ASCAP asks Supreme Court to review music download case

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2011

In October 2010, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit confirmed in United States v. ASCAP (Application of Yahoo! & Real Networks) that websites that offer music downloads do not need licenses for the copyright public performance right, but need only secure licenses for reproduction and distribution rights

Aereo wins another round in its battle with copyright owners

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2013

On Monday, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the denial of a preliminary injunction against Aereo, Inc

Black Crow media group wins key rulings in reorganization case

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2010

On April 5, 2010, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida denied motions filed by Black Crow's secured creditor that would have likely ended the company's chance to reorganize its operations under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code

“Violation of statutes” exclusion bars coverage of video privacy suit

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

A federal district court applying Washington law recently found that there was no coverage for violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA

Crist campaign's copyright violation leads to public apology

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

Last month, former Florida governor and U.S. Senate candidate Charlie Crist issued a public apology for his campaign's unauthorized use of the quirky 1980s tune Road to Nowhere in a television commercial

D.C. District Court disagrees with Second Circuit Aereo decision and issues near-nationwide injunction over FilmOn X Internet Television Service

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2013

The U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, last week preliminarily enjoined FilmOn X, a service that uses the Internet to give consumers the ability