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DMCA safe harbor held to protect content-sharing website

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • January 31 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of a defendant “video-sharing” website, holding that defendant is protected from liability for copyright infringement under the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA

CJEU finds hyperlinks to freely available copyright works do not infringe copyright

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Sweden
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  • March 17 2014

In Svensson and others v Retriever Sverige AB C-46612, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has found that hyperlinking to a copyright

The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television

“Situs of the injury” for exercising personal jurisdiction over defendant for online copyright infringement is location of copyright owner

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2011

In a decision favorable to copyright owners based in the state of New York, the New York State Court of Appeals held that in copyright infringement cases involving the uploading of copyrighted literary works onto the internet, the situs of the injury for purposes of determining personal jurisdiction under New York's long-arm jurisdiction statute is the location of the copyright holder and not the location of the infringing conduct

The legality of ordering ISPs to install filtering and blocking systems to protect IP rights

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Belgium, European Union
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  • May 31 2011

In Scarlet Extended SA v Société Belge des Auteurs Compositeurs et Editeurs C-7010, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has given his opinion on whether it is lawful for a national court to impose an order on an internet service provider (ISP) to make in impossible for its customers to send or receive, by means of peer-to-peer software, particular music files

eBay abrogates presumption of irreparable harm in copyright cases in Ninth Circuit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2011

Considering the impact of the Supreme Court’s 2006 ruling in the patent infringement case eBay Inc. v. MercExchange, L.L.C. on copyright cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court held that irreparable harm may no longer be presumed upon showing a likelihood of success when seeking preliminary or permanent injunctive relief in copyright infringement cases

Google Books is fair use and provides “significant public benefits”

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2013

Since 2004, the Google Books project has scanned over 20 million books and has provided digital copies of the books to participating libraries while

Court of Justice of the European Union holds that ISPs may be ordered to block customer access to websites infringing copyright

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
  • -
  • April 30 2014

On a reference from the Supreme Court of Austria, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has held that ISPs may be ordered to block their

Searching for photos? Go ahead, Google those thumbnails

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Germany
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  • June 30 2010

The German Federal Supreme Court has decided that Google is not liable for unlawful copyright infringement for displaying thumbnail preview images of the artist's photographs in its search engine

Online infringement of copyright cost sharing: UK government decision

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2010

The Digital Economy Act (DEA) created an anti-piracy notification scheme allowing copyright holders to report suspected infringers to their Internet Service Providers (ISPs