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Not all fun and games in copycat litigation

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

The gaming industry (and gamers) will be watching two recent US cases with great anticipation. In these cases, law suits have been brought against

Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2010

After a bench trial, the district court entered judgment in favor of plaintiff financial institutions on their claims of copyright infringement and "hot news misappropriation" against online aggregator of financial information

Viacom International Inc. v. YouTube, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2010

Court grants summary judgment for YouTube and Google in copyright infringement action for large amount of copyrighted material on website, holding that defendants are entitled to the DMCA 512(c) safe harbor because they had insufficient notice of the particular infringements

The myth of free use of social media content

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2013

Many people assume that social media embodies a big twist a broad exemption from legal liability, for everyone's benefit. There seems to be a

Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2008

The district court denied Universal Music Corp.’s request for an interlocutory appeal relating to the court’s August 20, 2008, order in which the court held that a copyright owner, in order to proceed in good faith under the DMCA, must consider whether an individual’s use of a copyrighted work is a fair use before sending a take-down notice

Atlantic Recording Corporation, et al. v. Howell

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2008

The federal district court in Arizona denied the plaintiff record companies’ motion for summary judgment in this peer-to-peer file sharing copyright infringement case on several grounds

Fifty Shades of Grey and fan fiction: do you own your user-generated content?

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2013

The book series Fifty Shades of Grey and social media user "terms of service" might not seem to naturally intersect. After all, one is about being

Sony BMG Music Entertainment, et al. v. Tenenbaum

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2009

In copyright infringement action involving peer-to-peer file sharing, court grants plaintiff record companies’ motion for summary judgment on the issue of defendant’s fair use defense and jury awards plaintiffs $675,000 for willful infringement of 30 copyrighted works

Could Canada follow recent U.S. decisions awarding millions in damages for P2P file sharing?

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 27 2009

On June 18, 2009, a U.S. jury awarded $1.92 million in damages for downloading and distributing 24 songs over Kazaa’s peer-to-peer file-sharing network (Capitol Records v. Jammie Thomas-Rasset

The Google Book Search class action: how your copyrights may be affected by the pending settlement

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2009

The Google Book Search litigation and pending settlement has been increasingly in the news as the date of the court’s fairness hearing draws near