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Discovery rule applies to 7th Circuit copyright claims

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2015

Judge Pallmeyer denied defendant McGraw-Hill’s motion for summary judgment regarding a statute of limitations and granted in part plaintiff Panoramic

Plaintiff need not attach copyright registration to complaint

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2011

Judge Gottschall denied plaintiff Golden's motion to dismiss or for a more definite statement pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) & (e) in this copyright dispute over real estate listings

Counterclaim need not plead facts to overcome statute of limitations affirmative defense

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

Judge Shadur denied plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendant’s copyright infringement counterclaims. The fact that

Plaintiff may not dismiss claims in response to summary judgment motion

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2014

Judge St. Eve, after previously deferring ruling to allow the parties to work out procedural disputes, granted defendant John Wiley & Sons’ motion

Court grants summary judgment based upon no likelihood of confusion

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2013

Judge Nolan granted defendant E. Mishan & Sons (“EMS”) motion for summary judgment on plaintiff Hearthware’s copyright, Lanham Act and related state law

Another case dismissing hundreds of Doe copyright defendants as improperly joined

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2011

Judge Manning dismissed without prejudice 999 of the 1,000 Doe defendants in this copyright infringement suit accusing unknown individuals of using BitTorrent to download copyrighted material without sufficient permissions

Repeated improper filings may lead to dismissal

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2012

Judge Shadur sua sponte issued an order requiring pro se plaintiff to appear and answer the Court’s questions regarding whether plaintiff’s filings met the Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(b) requirement of objective good faith based upon a series of events in the case including: Plaintiff brought her copyright infringement claims despite an arbitration clause in its publishing agreement with defendant Lulu.com

Illinois does not recognize tortious interference based upon wrongfully filed suits

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

Judge Grady granted in part plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendants’ (collectively “myVidster”) tortious

Court allows joinder of BitTorrent Does for early stages of case - 27January, 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

Judge Gottschall denied various Doe defendants’ motions to quash third party subpoenas to their respective internet service providers (ISPs) as well

Contract claims sound in copyright

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

Judge Kocoras denied defendant's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and Rule 56 motion for summary judgment in this copyright and contract dispute involving photographs of Thomas & Friends characters - trains from the island of Sodor well-known to those like me with young children