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Following loss before the Supreme Court, Aereo astonishes broadcasters with new legal strategy

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Shortly after its highly publicized loss before the US Supreme Court, which appeared to doom its over-the-air television Internet streaming business

IP industry summary: Posner explains “elementary” jurisdiction and copyright law to Sherlock Holmes estate

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

When Holmes scholar Klinger published his first Study in Sherlock book, he paid a royalty to the estate of Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock

Supreme Court rules Aereo in violation of copyright laws

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The US Supreme Court has reversed a Second Circuit decision and held that Aereo's service of providing mini-antennae to its thousands of customers to receive over-the-air broadcasts counted as a public performance of those broadcasts under the Copyright Act

Using copyright to protect your brand’s characters

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In advertising when one says "Brand Protection", they instinctively think of trademark protection. An often overlooked tool is copyright protection

Legislative update: HR 4103, the “American Royalties Too Act” to be considered next week, gains sponsors

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On February 26, 2014, Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the "American Royalties Too Act"House Resolution 4103. HR 4103 was

Conan Doyle’s quixotic attempt to protect Sherlock Holmes

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Led by Judge Richard Posner, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently refused what Posner called a "quixotic" attempt to extend copyright law

Aereo: retransmission consent is the next intriguing question

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

In a recent article, we said that the Supreme Court's decision in the Aereo case doesn't answer the most interesting question: Can Aereo now offer a

Aereo tells Court it is entitled to compulsory copyright license

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

Aereo, Inc. embarked upon a new legal trail on Wednesday as it advised a New York district court that it is entitled under the compulsory licensing

Not dead yet Aereo tries to reinvent itself by arguing that it is a cable system entitled to carry television stations pursuant to the statutory license

  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 11 2014

The Supreme Court decision in the Aereo case seemed to be the end of the line for the service that was retransmitting television stations signals

Aereo's cloud of confusion: where to now for cloud computing services?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, USA
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  • July 10 2014

The recent United States Supreme Court ruling in American Broadcasting Companies v Aereo Inc has raised questions about the legality of some cloud