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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 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

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

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

“Growing trend” that bit torrent DOE defendants need not be time-related

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

TCYK, LLC, v. Does 1-44, No. 13 C 3825, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 20, 2014) (Dow J.). Judge Dow denied various Doe defendants' motions to grant

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

Nielson marketing area maps are protectable

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2012

Judge Pallmeyer granted in part plaintiff Nielsen’s motion for summary judgment and denied defendant Truck Ad’s cross-motion in this copyright case involving Nielsen’s marketing area maps for television and other media

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

Doe defendant allowed to use pseudonym in porn download case to avoid abusive litigation tactics

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2012

Judge Tharp denied Doe defendant’s motion to quash a subpoena seeking his identifying information from his cable provider in this BitTorrent copyright case, but allowed the Doe to proceed in the suit using a pseudonym

Copyright application is a sufficient basis for a suit

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2013

Judge Pallmeyer denied defendant McGraw-Hill’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss certain of plaintiffs’ (collectively “Panoramic”) claims