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Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons - USSC holds first sale doctrine applies to foreign-made works, limits import-control provision - boon to gray marketers

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2013

Resolving the long legal struggle over the scope of the Copyright Act's provision governing the right of copyright owners to control imports, the

District court continues to prohibit the "reflashing" or "unlocking" of cellular devices

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2012

The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida recently ruled that the unauthorized "unlocking" or "reflashing" of cellular devices, a process that

Court declines to dish out preliminary injunction in commercial-skipping case despite likelihood of infringement

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2012

In an important decision involving video recording and commercial-skipping, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California held that Dish

Electronic Arts v Zynga real dispute over virtual worlds

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

Electronic Arts Inc.'s ("EA") recent lawsuit against Zynga Inc. ("Zynga") filed in the Northern District of California on August 3, 2012 is the latest in a string of disputes where a video game owner has asserted that an alleged copycat game has crossed the line between lawful copying and copyright infringement

You are not your IP address

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2012

A district court judge ruled recently that an IP address, on its own, is not enough to determine a person's identity, throwing a wrench in the copyright infringement claims brought by pornographic film producers in four related mass BitTorrent lawsuits, which involved more than 80 John Doe defendants accused of illegally downloading different pornographic films

Advanced copyright issues on the Internet

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

During recent years, the Internet has become the basic foundational infrastructure for the global movement of data of all kinds

Advanced copyright issues on the internet

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2012

During recent years, the Internet has become the basic foundational infrastructure for the global movement of data of all kinds

Copyright alert: Viacom v. YouTubeGoogle

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday set aside a 2010 federal district court decision that had granted summary judgment to YouTube and Google, based on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s safe harbor for storage at the direction of users

Luxury Omega watches available at Costco get ’em before Omega appeals!

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

In a stunning end (for now) to a long-running fight between Costco and Omega about Costco’s importation and sale of Omega watches in the U.S., the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California recently decided that Omega’s use of a copyright-protected engraving on its watches to prevent unauthorized sales in the U.S. was copyright misuse, thereby paving the way for Costco to continue to import and sell the watches in America

Copyright alert: UMG v. Shelter CapitalVeoh Video Website and its investors win another round as Ninth Circuit rejects DMCA safe harbor challenges

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2011

In an important decision upholding the application of the safe harbors of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and addressing claims against investors for secondary copyright infringement, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld summary judgment and a Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal in favor of Veoh Networks Inc. and its investors