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U.S. Court of Appeals ruling protects ISPs from copyright infringement

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2013

Internet service providers faced with possible copyright infringement lawsuits are cheering a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth

Viacom Int’l Inc. v. YouTube, Inc., 2013 WL 1689071 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 18, 2013)

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2013

Plaintiff Viacom International Inc. (“Viacom”) owns several large television and movie production studios, including Comedy Central and MTV. Defendant

Court closes the book on copyright infringement claim - rules social media website not liable for users’ bookmarks

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2012

In vacating an order for a preliminary injunction, Judge Posner of the Seventh Circuit ruled that a social-bookmarking service was not liable for contributory copyright infringement when it allowed its users to “bookmark” videos owned by the plaintiff. In Flava Works, Inc. v. Gunter, No. 11-3190, 2012 WL 3124826 (7th Cir. Aug. 2, 2012), video producer Flava Works sued myVidster for contributory copyright infringement

Facebook permits photo commentary, sparks interesting IP and advertising questions

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

Facebook is constantly expanding the ways in which users can interact with the social media platform. Recently, it is has begun to permit users to

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

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • 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

Internet content providers beware: you could end up in New York

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2011

In a recent decision expanding jurisdiction over Internet activity, the New York Court of Appeals in response to a question certified by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that, for purposes of determining jurisdiction under New York’s long-arm statute in a copyright infringement action, the location of the copyright holder is the situs of injury under N.Y. C.P.L.R. 302(a)(3)(ii) where the claims involved the uploading of copyrighted literary works onto the Internet

Bald recitation of standard dismissed

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2012

Judge Grady granted in part defendants' Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Flava Works' complaint in this copyright case involving adult entertainment on the internet

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

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • 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

Federal district court upholds DMCA safe harbor for YouTube

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • August 6 2013

On April 18, 2013, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York upheld the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") safe

Social media - managing the risk that comes with opportunity

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2011

One of the more interesting panels at last week's Ragatz Fractional Interest Conference was titled "Creating a Social Media Strategy."