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Supreme Court rejects Google’s appeal in Java API dispute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On Monday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Google's appeal of the Federal Circuit's 2014 ruling that that the declaring code and the structure


Who exactly is a ‘user’ under the DMCA safe harbor?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

The DMCA was enacted in 1998 to preserve "strong incentives for service providers and copyright owners to cooperate to detect and deal with copyright


Emergence of live streaming apps brings up copyright, privacy, legal concerns
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The big fight may be over, but the implications of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao with respect to real-time, one-to-many streaming of video through apps like


U.S. Dept. of Commerce releases multistakeholder guidance on DMCA notice and takedown best practices
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Dept. Of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force released a guidance containing a list of best practices (and notable "bad"


Virginia court dismisses webcaster’s suit concerning geofencing workaround to copyright royalty obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

We previously wrote about a Virginia federal magistrate judge's report recommending dismissal of a declaratory judgment action brought by several


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


Staving off scrapers of user-generated content with electronic copyright transfers a legal (but, perhaps not a practical) solution
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2013

It's a problem that has vexed website owners since the days of the dot-com boom - how to make certain user-generated content available to users or


Assignment of copyright through terms of use: does e-sign make it ok? A tool for B2B sites dealing with unauthorized access to their content?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2012

It is a common practice for Web site providers who accept submissions of user-generated content to include a license provision in their “Terms of Use” to obtain rights to use the content


Will the Pinterest "nopin" tag put online image owners on the defensive on implied copyright licenses? Should we look to robots.txt as precedent?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2012

Pinterest is the hot hot hot social media site that lets users create online “pinboards” of interesting or inspiring images


Notice of past infringements on online photo site does not obligate operator to proactively screen site
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2011

An online photo-sharing site does not have a duty to search its site for material that infringes an artist's works, even if it has received past notices of infringement of the same works from the artist, a district court ruled