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Unmasking anonymous posters
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2009

Media outlets increasingly are faced with a "new" kind of subpoenaone that seeks the identity of persons who have posted information anonymously to the media company’s website, blog or chat room


D.C. District Court disagrees with Second Circuit Aereo decision and issues near-nationwide injunction over FilmOn X Internet Television Service
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

The U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, last week preliminarily enjoined FilmOn X, a service that uses the Internet to give consumers the ability


Aereo wins another round in its battle with copyright owners
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

On Monday, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the denial of a preliminary injunction against Aereo, Inc


Federal Circuit patent bulletin: Starhome GmbH v. AT&T Mobility LLC
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

"A construction that excludes a preferred embodiment 'is rarely, if ever, correct and would require highly persuasive evidentiary support.'" On


Obama Administration seeks Supreme Court review of broadcast indecency regulations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2011

The Obama Administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse two federal court of appeals decisions that it says "preclude the Federal Communications Commission from effectively implementing statutory restrictions on broadcast indecency that the agency has enforced since its creation in 1934."


Libel suit for pre-policy newspaper articles not a “known loss”
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2009

Applying Massachusetts law, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has held that the "known loss" doctrine did not bar coverage for a libel lawsuit arising in part out of articles published before the insured newspaper applied for the policy because the loss was not substantially certain when the policy was obtained


Obama Administration seeks Supreme Court review of broadcast indecency regulations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2011

The Obama Administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse two federal court of appeals decisions that it says "preclude the Federal Communications Commission from effectively implementing statutory restrictions on broadcast indecency that the agency has enforced since its creation in 1934."


ASCAP asks Supreme Court to review music download case
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2011

In October 2010, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit confirmed in United States v. ASCAP (Application of Yahoo! & Real Networks) that websites that offer music downloads do not need licenses for the copyright public performance right, but need only secure licenses for reproduction and distribution rights


No violence done to First Amendment in video game case
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

Adhering closely to the ideals of the First Amendment, the Supreme Court in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association, Inc. struck down a California statute that sought to prohibit the sale or rental of violent video games to minors


FCC v. Fox the Supreme Court gives the green light to regulatory change
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2009

The Obama Administration is likely to present major regulatory challenges to the business community