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Discovery limited to avoid a fishing expedition

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2013

Judge Keys granted in part defendant MBHB’s motion to compel document production and request for admission responses in this copyright case involving

Court reminds plaintiff of Rule 11 obligation in adult movie download case

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 24 2012

Judge Kim denied two Doe defendants’ motions to quash subpoenas to their Internet service providers in this copyright case involving BitTorrent downloads of adult movies as part of a “swarm.”

BitTorrent “swarm” must be related in time to be joined in one action

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

Judge Lee granted various Doe defendants motion to sever their cases as unrelated, denied motions to quash subpoenas to the Doe’s ISPs and allowed

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

Default judgment requires damages prove-up

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2012

Judge Shadur acknowledged that pro se plaintiff’s motion for default was timely in this copyright infringement case

BitTorrent Doe defendants must be part of the same “swarm” at the same time to be joined in suit

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2013

Judge Shadur sua sponte ordered plaintiff Zambezia Film to identify those Doe defendants that could be properly joined pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P

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 maintains secrecy of copyright Doe defendants because of “substantial possibility” of misnaming

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

Judge Tharp granted plaintiff Osiris Entertainment’s Fed. R. Civ. P 26(d) motion to take expedited discovery prior to a Rule 26 conference in order

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

Copyright management information must be on same web page

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2012

Judge Kendall denied plaintiff Personal Keepsakes’ (“PKI”) motion to reconsider in this copyright and Digital Millenium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) case