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Supreme Court says Aereo violates broadcaster copyrights

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • 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

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

Court rules for DISH Network on copyright infringement claims

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

DISH Network was handed a partial legal victory in a Los Angeles federal court as U.S. District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee rejected claims that DISH

NAB proposes pay-to-play arrangement for radio broadcasters

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

There were signs of a potential breakthrough in long-running negotiations between radio broadcasters and the recording industry over performance royalties, as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) released a proposed compromise framework thatfor the first time everwould require radio broadcasters to pay recording artists for the airing of their songs

Online video distributor ordered to stop rebroadcasting network TV signals

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2011

To the plaudits of the major television broadcast networks, a New York district court judge on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction against the streaming of live broadcast television signals by online video distributor Ivi, Inc

EU Advocate General says ISPs cannot be forced to block illegal downloads

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • April 22 2011

In a development with implications for the European Commission (EC) investigation into net neutrality, European Court of Justice (ECJ) Advocate General (AG) Pedro Cruz Villalon concluded in an advisory opinion that a Belgian court order that forces Internet service providers (ISPs) to filter or block web content in the interest of preventing unauthorized downloads of copyrighted material violates the fundamental rights of Internet users

Copyright Office recommends phase out of distant broadcast network license

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2011

A report issued on Monday by the U.S. Copyright Office (USCO) under the auspices of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA) advises Congress to phase out the statutory license that governs the retransmission of distant broadcast network signals by multichannel video program distributors (MVPDs) that include direct broadcast satellite and cable operators

Online firms warn that legitimate websites could be targeted under antipiracy bill

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

On the eve of a House Judiciary Committee hearing conducted on Wednesday, representatives of Google, eBay, Twitter and other online technology firms warned lawmakers in a letter that pending online piracy legislation that would block payments to foreign websites that traffic in pirated films and other content would “expose law-abiding U.S. Internet and technology companies to new uncertain liabilities.”

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.”

Broadcasters file suit against Aereo online video service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

The four major television networks joined with various other media groups in filing two separate lawsuits late last week that seek to block a new service that would stream broadcast television signals to customers with web-enabled devices in the New York City area