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The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television


Disclosures need not contain customers’ actual names to violate the Video Privacy Protection Act rules Hulu court
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

In the latest of a string of victories for the plaintiffs in the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) class action litigation against Hulu, LLC, the U


Stop the music (or be vicariously liable)
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found a restaurant owner personally liable where the restaurant played recorded and live music


NCAA argues for dismissal of athletes’ latest antitrust complaint
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

Last week, the NCAA asked the Northern District of California to throw out a suit initiated in 2009 on behalf of former and current NCAA athletes


Use of third-party artwork in video backdrop is fair use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed that the unauthorized use of an artist’s illustration in a video backdrop featured in rock


Ambiguity as to copyright renewal term must be litigated
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a lower court's decision that dismissed a lawsuit brought by comic book artist Gary


Second Circuit revives trademark suit against Oprah Winfrey
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

Vacating a district court’s grant of a motion to dismiss a trademark infringement claim against defendants Oprah Winfrey, Harpo, Inc. and Harpo


How deep is the safe harbor?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 30 2012

In a case that has now been in litigation for more than five years, and in an appeal that drew close to a hundred amici briefs, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has explained its position on the contours of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's (DCMA's) safe harbor provision that limits the liability of online service providers who permit users to post content on their websites


Federal Circuit affirms jury verdict of invalidity based on on-sale bar and public use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

Affirming the district court’s judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit cleared Facebook of allegations of patent infringement, finding that that the patent in suit was invalid under 35 U.S.C. 102(b) because the patentee’s product which embodied the patented subject matter was on sale and in public use more than one year before the filing of the patent


Lanham Act challenges may not undermine FDA regulations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s partial grant of summary judgment in a Lanham Act claim, holding that the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and its regulations barred both the name and labeling aspects of the Lanham Act claim