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Ninth Circuit stretches copyright law to "err on the side of life"

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

In a ruling sure to puzzle copyright attorneys for years to come, the Ninth Circuit forced Google Inc. to remove a controversial video, "Innocence of

Ninth Circuit holds actor in minor role owns independent copyright in performance embodied in motion picture: Garcia v. Google

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit has issued a remarkable decision in which the majority holds that an individual actor's performance

Release of earnings call audio recording qualifies as fair use news reporting

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has concluded that when a copyrighted work itself is considered to be news, dissemination of that

Experience Jimi Hendrix, post-mortem publicity rights

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, reversing a district court's ruling finding unconstitutional the provisions of the Washington

Hookah manufacturer’s copyright infringement claims go up in smoke

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment ruling and an award of attorneys’ fees, finding that a hookah water

Supreme Court to decide scope of broadcasters’ ‘public performance’ right

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

In a case that could radically transform the broadcast television industry, the Supreme Court will soon address whether a company "publicly performs"

Ninth Circuit recognizes copyright interest in actor’s performance in response to fatwa to justify takedown of video

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Ninth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to hold that an actor has a copyright interest in her performance, holding that a district

CJEU pours cold water on copyright exemption for spa establishments

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • -
  • March 3 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has clarified the interpretation of Article 3(1) of Directive 200129EC (the "InfoSoc Directive"

Federal Court awards $10.5 million in damages for copyright infringement of Family Guy and The Simpsons

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 27 2014

In a recent Federal Court of Canada (the "Court") decision, the Court awarded statutory and punitive damages for the copyright infringement of the

Copyright registration does not trigger the statute of limitation for a co-authorship claim

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Addressing for the first time the issues of cancelation of copyright registration by a court and accrual of a joint authorship claim under the