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Aereo tells Court it is entitled to compulsory copyright license

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

Aereo, Inc. embarked upon a new legal trail on Wednesday as it advised a New York district court that it is entitled under the compulsory licensing

Aereo suspends service as congressional caucus panelists debate impact of Supreme Court ruling

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

Three days after it was told by the U.S. Supreme Court that its method of streaming live television programs over the Internet violates broadcasters'

Supreme Court says Aereo violates broadcaster copyrights

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

Television broadcasters were handed a major legal victory on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court decreed by a 6-3 margin that Aereo's method of

Supreme Court conducts oral arguments in Aereo case

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2014

During oral arguments on Tuesday in the broadcast networks' Supreme Court case against Aereo, Inc., the high court justices appeared to be conflicted

Court dismisses Hulu challenge against VPAA class action suit

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2012

Hulu was dealt a legal defeat last week by a U.S. district court, which rejected the online video streaming provider’s motion for dismissal of a class action lawsuit that accuses Hulu of violations of the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act (VPAA

Judge denies injunctive relief in Aereo case

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

Aereo, a startup venture that recently began offering live television broadcasts online to New York City customers, won an important legal reprieve on Wednesday as a U.S. District Court judge denied the request of five major broadcasters for a preliminary injunction that would have shut down the Aereo service pending the outcome of a jury trial

Supreme Court refuses review of media ownership rules, Super Bowl indecency fine

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2012

Broadcasters were dealt a defeat last Friday by the U.S. Supreme Court, which refused to consider their appeal of a Third Circuit Court ruling that upheld the FCC’s decision in 2008 to retain the television-radio cross ownership and television duopoly rules

FCC’s decisions on fleeting expletives overturned by Supreme Court

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2012

By a vote of 8-0, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated fines and other penalties imposed by the FCC on the Fox and ABC television networks for utterances of “fleeting” expletives and the display of brief nudity during broadcasts in 2002 and 2003

Broadcast networks, DISH Network trade lawsuits over ad-skipping DVR

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2012

DISH Network’s introduction of a new digital video recorder (DVR) that allows users automatically to skip prime time TV commercials has sparked opposing lawsuits

Second Circuit clarifies the scope of safe harbor protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2012

On April 5, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an important decision clarifying the contours of the “safe harbor” provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that limits the liability of online service providers for copyright infringement that occurs “by reason of the storage at the direction of a user of material that resides on a system or network controlled or operated by or for the service provider.”