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Music publishers bring contributory copyright claims against ISP for infringing activities of subscribers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2014

In a novel lawsuit that tests the bounds of service provider liability, two music publishers brought suit against an ISP for contributory copyright


California Supreme Court denies review of ruling allowing restaurant owner’s false advertising claims to proceed against Yelp
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

On November 12, 2014, the California Supreme Court denied review of the California Court of Appeals decision in Demetriades v. Yelp, Inc., 2014 WL


QVC sues shopping app for web scraping that allegedly triggered site outage
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

Operators of public-facing websites are typically concerned about the unauthorized, technology-based extraction of large volumes of information from


Sixth Circuit reinforces CDA immunity reverses lower court in Jones v. Dirty World
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

On June 16th, 2014, the Sixth Circuit reversed the lower court's holding that the gossip site, TheDirty.com, was responsible for its users'


Emerging technology and existing law: can geofencing provide radio webcasters a workaround of digital performance royalties?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

New technology continues to generate business models that test the limits of intellectual property laws enacted before such technologies were ever


Mobile alphabet soupwhat exactly is an ATDS under the TCPA?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2014

There has been an uptick in litigation under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227 likely due to the increased use


Sixth Circuit affirms ‘dirtiest hotel’ defamation ruling
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2013

We previously wrote about a Tennessee district court's decision holding that a hotel's inclusion at the top of the 2011 TripAdvisor "Dirtiest Hotels"


Browsewrap agreement held unenforceable against consumer due to insufficient notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

Many commercial websites rely on "browsewrap" agreements to bind visitors to commercial terms. A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit suggests that a


This is one of the top ten best blog posts ever written about online defamation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

Although we have confidence in the quality of our work, the headline above might be viewed by some as mere hyperbole or rhetorical exaggeration


Michigan court assesses electronic signature authentication under UETA in online insurance transaction
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2012

The acceptance of electronic signatures in commercial transactions has become so commonplace that disputes about their use are relatively few