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Lady Gaga’s “Judas” does not infringe copyright

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Judge Aspen granted defendants’ Fed. R Civ. P. 56 motion for summary judgment because no reasonable trier of fact could find defendant Lady Gaga’s

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

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

BitTorrent: motion to quash is not a proper vehicle for severing does

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2014

Judge Leinenweber denied Doe 39s motion to quash a pre-discovery subpoena in this BitTorrent case involving the motion picture “Under the Bed.” At

Kanye West's "Stronger" did not infringe based upon "fragmented literal similarity"

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 6 2011

Judge Kendall granted defendants' (collectively "Kanye West") Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Vince P's copyright infringement claim

Elton John’s “Nikita” does not infringe copyright in song “Natasha”

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 15 2013

Judge St. Eve dismissed plaintiff’s copyright and related state law claims against Elton John, Bernard Taupin and Big Pig Music (collectively

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.”

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

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