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Hollywood movie studios, record labels sue Megaupload for copyright infringement

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2014

Major movie studios and record labels are suing Megaupload for copyright infringement, claiming the popular file-sharing website encouraged users to

Opening briefs submitted to U.S. Supreme Court in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

On April 22, 2014, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. The Court granted

The DMCA: seeking safe harbor in a sea of troubles

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2014

Détente can be a beautiful thing. However, as demonstrated by the recent settlement agreement between Mega-media giants Google and Viacom, achieving

Using a DMCA takedown notice to assert a trademark claim may lead to section 512(f) liability

  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

In 2011, Jenni Alvies launched a blog at "crossfitmamas.blogspot.com" and created a "CrossFit Mamas" Facebook page, where she posted exercise

Seven-year battle between Viacom and Google finally ends in settlement

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

Media heavyweights Viacom and Google announced last week that their massive, seven-year copyright lawsuit has settled, just days shy of arguments on

Court gives legal “Oscar” to actors, rotten tomatoes to Google

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2014

Last month, in Garcia v. Google, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a preliminary injunction ordering Google to take down

Ninth Circuit stretches copyright law to "err on the side of life"

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

In a ruling sure to puzzle copyright attorneys for years to come, the Ninth Circuit forced Google Inc. to remove a controversial video, "Innocence of

“Innocence of Muslims” copyright decision against Google could put distribution of nearly any movie at risk

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

Last year, the Ninth Circuit stood out amongst fair use decisions in its opinion in Seltzter v. Green Day, particularly in contrast to what has

Garcia v. Google, Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

Ninth Circuit panel rules that Google must remove Innocence of Muslims video from YouTube, concluding that plaintiff actress, who had received death

Ninth Circuit holds actor in minor role owns independent copyright in performance embodied in motion picture: Garcia v. Google

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit has issued a remarkable decision in which the majority holds that an individual actor's performance