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Sony BMG Music Entertainment v. Tenenbaum

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2013

First Circuit affirms judgment in favor of recording companies, holding that statutory damage award of $675,000 for willfully infringing 30

Jules Jordan Video, Inc. v. 144942 Canada Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2010

Ninth Circuit holds that adult filmmaker’s right of publicity claim under California state law is preempted by the federal Copyright Act and that the district court erred in entering judgment as a matter of law that plaintiff employee lacked standing to sue for infringement under the “work for hire” doctrine where plaintiff employer and plaintiff employee were one and the same

Agence France Presse v. Morel

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

District court upholds jury's award of maximum statutory copyright damages of $1.2 million, plus $20,000 in DMCA damages, finding sufficient evidence

Bissoon-Dath v. Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2012

Following dismissal of plaintiffs’ copyright claims alleging that defendants misappropriated their works to develop the video game God of War, district court denies defendants’ motion for attorneys’ fees, concluding that plaintiffs' claims were not frivolous and that attorneys’ fees would not serve the purpose of the Copyright Act

Capitol Records, LLC v. Vimeo, LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

District court grants in part and denies in part video-sharing website’s summary judgment motion for safe harbor protection under the DMCA for videos

Scorpio Music S.A. v. Willis

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2012

District court dismisses music publishers’ declaratory judgment action challenging the validity of co-author’s unilateral notice of termination of copyright grants, holding that a joint author who separately transfers his copyright interest may unilaterally terminate that grant

Mandeville-Anthony v. The Walt Disney Company

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2012

Ninth Circuit affirms district court’s grant of judgment on the pleadings in favor of defendants on copyright infringement claims finding, as a matter of law, no substantial similarity between protected elements of plaintiff’s works and the defendants’ “CARS” movies, and that plaintiff’s claim for breach of an implied contract was time-barred under California’s two-year statute of limitations

Dish Network, LLC v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2012

New York district court dismisses Dish Network’s declaratory judgment action against several television networks to the extent that it pertains to copyright and contract claims brought by the television networks in a later-filed action in California, finding that, although the New York action was first filed, it was improperly brought in anticipation of the networks’ suit

Fifty-Six Hope Road Music Ltd. v. UMG Recordings, Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2010

In copyright infringement action relating to several Bob Marley recordings, court holds that the recordings are works made for hire and that defendant record company owns the renewal copyrights rather than plaintiffs who are heirs of Bob Marley

Minden Pictures, Inc. v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2014

California district court holds that dismissal of copyright action for lack of statutory standing did not divest the court of jurisdiction to award