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Clark v. Viacom - USCA Sixth Circuit, July 8, 2015
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

Sixth Circuit affirms dismissal of defamation claims brought against Viacom by former American Idol contestants, holding that Tennessee’s “single


Disney Enterprises, Inc., et al. v. Hotfile Corp., et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

District court dismisses plaintiff motion picture companies’ claim for direct copyright infringement against defendant file-sharing site and its operator on defendants’ motion to dismiss, but allows plaintiffs’ claim for secondary infringement to stand against both corporate and individual defendants


Yeager, et al. v. Bowlin, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2010

Court dismisses plaintiff Chuck Yeager’s right of privacy claims as time barred by the statute of limitations, holding that single publication rule applies to defendants’ website that advertised plaintiffs’ aviation memorabilia and featured Yeager’s name and likeness, and held that revisions to defendants’ website constituted republication for purposes of applying the single publication rule


Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FilmOn X LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

Adding to split among courts on this issue, D.C. district court issues preliminary injunction against internet television service that


UMG Recordings Inc. v. Veoh Networks Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for defendant video-sharing site Veoh, affirming grant of summary judgment in defendants’ favor


Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. Barrydriller Content Systems, plc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2013

California district court grants TV networks’ motion for preliminary injunction against internet streaming service, finding that, contrary to decisions by courts in the Second Circuit, streaming transmissions of copyrighted content likely infringed networks’ exclusive right to public performances


Murphy v. Millennium Radio Group LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2011

In an action for copyright infringement and violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Third Circuit reverses the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant radio station, finding that the station’s removal of a gutter credit from the photograph may be considered removal of “copyright management information” for purposes of the DMCA, and that the station's reproduction of the photograph was not protected as fair use


Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2010

After a bench trial, the district court entered judgment in favor of plaintiff financial institutions on their claims of copyright infringement and "hot news misappropriation" against online aggregator of financial information


Viacom International Inc. v. YouTube, Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2010

Court grants summary judgment for YouTube and Google in copyright infringement action for large amount of copyrighted material on website, holding that defendants are entitled to the DMCA 512(c) safe harbor because they had insufficient notice of the particular infringements


Capitol Records, Inc. v. MP3tunes, LLC, USDC S.D. New York, August 22, 2011
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

In a copyright infringement action, defendant MP3tunes, which provides a service that allows users to search the internet for free song files and a service that allows the online personal storage of such song files, was determined to qualify for DMCA safe harbor protection except with respect to certain specific songs identified in DMCA takedown notices and not removed from user lockers