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Content Is King, but How Will You Protect It?
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

Companies are spending more time and money than ever before generating creative, engaging content. The digital era has made content limitless and

New Safe Harbor Requirement to Maintain Immunity from Copyright Infringement
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

If your company has a website that allows third parties to post any kind of content (text, pictures or video), then it may be liable for copyright

Digital Copyright Ruling Creates New Vulnerabilities for Moderated Online Platforms
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

A recent federal appeals court decision may lead online platforms that post user-generated content filtered by moderators to think twice before

5th Circuit: ISP Not Liable for Infringement Due to Lack of Volitional Conduct, Despite Ineligibility for DMCA Safe Harbor
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered in BWP Media USA, Inc. v. T&S Software Associates, Inc. whether volitional conduct is required

Takeaways From VHT V. Zillow For Website Owners
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

Your website owner client just received a notice of copyright infringement for content found on its website. The website owner’s insurance policy

Without Volitional Conduct, Establishing Direct Copyright Infringement Gets Hairy
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment, holding that “volitional conduct” is required

DMCA and monitoring - damned if you do, damned if you don’t?
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling that will make it more difficult for Internet service providers to rely on the DMCA safe harbor

McDonald's Beats Graffiti Copyright Claims in California, But Faces New Threat over New York Street Art
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

McDonald’s recently prevailed on personal jurisdiction grounds in a closely-watched case in California about the use of street art as décor for

Auction House Accused of Scraping Competitor’s Web Listings
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2017

Screen scraping is a problem that has vexed website owners since the early days of e-commerce - how to make valuable content available to users and

Oh Yes They Did! - Ninth Circuit Holds that Use of Moderators May Impact DMCA Safe Harbor Shield
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

In Mavrix Photographs, LLC v. LiveJournal, Inc., No. 14-56596 (9th Cir. 2017) the Ninth Circuit held that the use of moderators by social media