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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

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

Google class action settlement: are you in or are you out?

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2009

If you are a copyright owner, author or publisher, there’s a very good chance your rights may be affected by the proposed settlement agreement in the class action lawsuit against Google

Trademark keyword advertising: Google rebounds to successfully defend AdWords program

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2010

On April 28, 2010, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted summary judgment in favor of Google that its use and sale of "Rosetta Stone" as a keyword in its Adwords program did not infringe upon the Rosetta Stone trademark for language instruction software products

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

Limited damages available under DMCA 512(f) for wrongful takedown notice

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

Although DMCA 512(f) allows an award of "any damages" for wrongful removal of alleged infringing material as a result of misrepresentations to a service provider, such damages "must be proximately caused by the misrepresentation to the service provider and the service provider's reliance on the misrepresentation," a district court ruled

Dancing babies and news bloggers two American copyright tales

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2008

Two recent copyright claims in the US have raised some interesting issues relating to publication of material on the internet

Veoh Networks, Inc v UMG Recordings, Inc, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2007

The district court granted defendant record companies’ motion to dismiss video-hosting website Veoh’s declaratory relief action for lack of a “case or controversy” and based on its discretion to decline jurisdiction under the Declaratory Judgment Act

Vindication for Veoh: business is protected by Digital Millennium Copyright Act

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2009

Veoh Networks makes both professionally created programming content and entertainment, as well as user-generated content, available through its website

Viacom barred from seeking punitive damages in YouTube infringement case

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2008

Viacom was dealt a setback in its ongoing copyright infringement case against Google’s YouTube unit, as a federal district judge ruled against Viacom’s request to add a claim for punitive damages