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United States Supreme Court rules online TV streaming service violates copyright law

  • LeClairRyan
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  • USA
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  • July 25 2014

On June 25, 2014 the Supreme Court of the United States in ABC v. Aereo, Inc., No. 13-461 (S.Ct. June 25, 2014), in an opinion delivered by Justice

No television without subscription - American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

  • RK Dewan & Co
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  • USA
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  • July 25 2014

The U.S Supreme court on 25th June 2014 passed a judgment that reversed the Second Circuit decision in a 6-3 ruling in the Copyright infringement

The summer of copyright, part 3 the copyright office requests further comments in its inquiry on music royalties and licensing

  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2014

We've already written twice about the copyright issues being considered this summer before various agencies and branches of government - all dealing

Following loss before the Supreme Court, Aereo astonishes broadcasters with new legal strategy

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 22 2014

Shortly after its highly publicized loss before the US Supreme Court, which appeared to doom its over-the-air television Internet streaming business

Technology and communications

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • July 21 2014

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Senate passed a bill that allows consumers to unlock their cell phones so they can be used with different service

Massachusetts considering postmortem publicity rights

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2014

The state Senate passed a law that would prohibit the commercial use of the "name, image, and likeness of a personality" for 70 years after his or

IP industry summary: Posner explains “elementary” jurisdiction and copyright law to Sherlock Holmes estate

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2014

When Holmes scholar Klinger published his first Study in Sherlock book, he paid a royalty to the estate of Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock

Supreme Court rules Aereo in violation of copyright laws

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 17 2014

The US Supreme Court has reversed a Second Circuit decision and held that Aereo's service of providing mini-antennae to its thousands of customers to receive over-the-air broadcasts counted as a public performance of those broadcasts under the Copyright Act

Using copyright to protect your brand’s characters

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 17 2014

In advertising when one says "Brand Protection", they instinctively think of trademark protection. An often overlooked tool is copyright protection

Legislative update: HR 4103, the “American Royalties Too Act” to be considered next week, gains sponsors

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 17 2014

On February 26, 2014, Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the "American Royalties Too Act"House Resolution 4103. HR 4103 was