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In victory for news aggregators, federal appellate court erodes 'hot news' misappropriation doctrine
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

In a decision that could hamper the ability of news organizations to protect their content from aggregators, a federal appellate court has rejected a claim of “hot news” misappropriation against an aggregator of financial news in Barclays Capital Inc. v. Theflyonthewall.com


Unpaid interns can be costly
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

Recently, media companies have been the targets of lawsuits filed by unpaid interns alleging that the company violated federal law by failing to pay them wages


Supreme Court reiterates that federal agencies must give fair notice prior to enforcing regulations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

Two recent Supreme Court decisions have affirmed regulated industries' right to fair notice of federal agencies' interpretations of the laws they implement


Broadcasters found unlikely to succeed in suit against internet television streaming service
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2012

A federal court in New York has rejected a preliminary injunction motion brought by major U.S. broadcasters to stop Aereo, Inc. from providing realtime internet access to broadcast television programming without permission from the relevant copyright owners


Federal judge enjoins rollout of proposed Cablevision Remote-Storage DVR
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2007

In a March 22, 2007 decision, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York enjoined rollout of Cablevision's Remote-Storage DVR (RS-DVR) on copyright infringement grounds


New life for corporate speechWisconsin right to life
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2007

Political speech by corporations and labor unions during election periods received a major boost in the U.S. Supreme Court's June 25, 2007, decision in FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc


For the first time the FTC indicates that media companies are subject to challenge for deceptive advertising
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

In its history, the Federal Trade Commission has never sued a media company for running an allegedly deceptive advertisement for someone else's product or service


Second Circuit sends ‘fleeting expletive’ policy back to the FCC
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

On June 4, 2007, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the Federal Communications Commission's recent "fleeting expletive" policy in a 2-1 decision


Professional services exclusion does not bar coverage for deceptive advertising claim
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2014

Applying Rhode Island law, the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has held that a professional services exclusion does not


“Violation of statutes” exclusion bars coverage of video privacy suit
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

A federal district court applying Washington law recently found that there was no coverage for violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA