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Non-compete update

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 1 2008

In our June 30, 2008 Mass Media Update, we noted that the FCC's Media Bureau had issued a decision that purports to ban the use of programming-based non-compete contracts

In the matter of Antonio Barboza, et al. v. New Form, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 1 2008

In this case the Ninth Circuit held that the term "willful" as used in copyright infringement cases is not equivalent to "willful" as used in determining whether a debt is nondischargeable under the Bankruptcy Code

Jury says Cox did not infringe Verizon VoIP patents

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 10 2008

In another patent-related legal development, a district court jury found that voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) services offered by Cox Communications, one of the nation’s largest cable operators, do not infringe upon VoIP technology patents held by Verizon Communications

Employers Insurance of Wausau, et al v News Corp, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2008

The court granted defendants’ motion to transfer this declaratory judgment action from the S.D.N.Y. to the C.D. of California

Appellate court reverses Steinbeck copyright ruling

  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2008

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has reversed a ruling by the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, thus thus leaving the publishing rights to John Steinbeck’s early works in the hands of Penguin Group Inc

Supreme Court allows TiVO patent ruling to stand

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 10 2008

DISH Network and its spin-off EchoStar suffered a key legal defeat Monday at the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, which refused to review a Federal Circuit appeals court ruling that found EchoStar liable for infringement of digital video recorder (DVR) patents held by TiVO

Ortiz v Guitian Brothers Music, Inc, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2008

The plaintiff composed a series of musical works that comprised the instrumental score for a motion picture titled Don Dinero Su Vida y La Calle

We're (no longer) off to see the wizard

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 1 2008

J.K. Rowling recently won a high-profile copyright infringement case in the US which concerned an over-ambitious fan who compiled The Harry Potter Lexicon

Worldspace seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2008

WorldSpace, a key provider of satellite radio services to customers living in ten European, African and Asian nations, filed for Chapter 11 protection last Friday before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware, listing assets of $307.4 million against debts of $2.12 billion

RealNetworks, Inc. v. DVD Copy Control Association, Inc., et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2008

On September 30, RealNetworks filed a declaratory action against the DVD Copy Control Association and the major motion picture studios in the Northern District of California