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Absent Commercial Use, Copyright Law Likely Preempts Right of Publicity Claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

In a right of publicity case, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a district court decision granting a motion to strike under


Stock photo agency need not list all photographs in its compilation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Joining with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a stock photo agency is the


First Circuit stays on the fence regarding application versus registration approach
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Once again failing to choose a side in the application versus registration approach, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the


No “safe harbor” for BitTorrent website operator
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of seven film studios finding that the defendant induced


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


D.C. Circuit limits discovery and joinder for downloading "swarms"
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

Deciding a case that involves issues of discovery and joinder, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit addressed issues presented by so-called


Absent Nexus, Radio Station Play and Intermediaries Are Insufficient to Prove Access
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

Addressing the standard for proving "access" to a copyrighted work, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant


Graphic novel not substantially similar to Heroes
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a complaint for copyright infringement, unfair


Clip from The Ed Sullivan Show in musical Jersey Boys was fair use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded that the use by a musical production company in the musical Jersey Boys of a seven-second


No preliminary injunction over commercial hopping
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's denial of a request for a preliminary injunction sought by a broadcaster