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Cheap internet TV thwarted?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a high-stakes copyright case that pitted the huge network television


Is “insolubly ambiguous” the correct standard to determine compliance with Sec 112?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari on a petition challenging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's standard for determining when


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


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In an unpublished opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a complaint for copyright infringement, unfair


Untimely ownership claim time-bars copyright infringement claim where basis of dispute is ownership
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 31 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a district court properly dismissed a copyright infringement suit as untimely where the


The appropriation artist is a Prince
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a case involving allegations, against an appropriation artist, of infringement of photographs


Second Circuit refuses to enjoin Aereo’s internet streaming of broadcast television
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Addressing the legality of a streaming TV service that provides internet-streaming of broadcast television programming, the U.S. Court of Appeals for


Arbitration clause can result in amending an agreement to realize its “essence”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Timegate Studios, Inc. v. Southpeak Interactive, LLC et al. Due to fraudulent conduct and an "extraordinary" breach of a development agreement, the U


No compulsory license for internet streaming
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

In an appeal of a preliminary injunction against ivi, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found that internet streaming services are not entitled to compulsory licenses under 17 U.S.C. 111 of the Copyright Act for broadcast TV retransmissions


Eleventh Circuit holds not all “internet” distribution is worldwide publication, giving rise to a United States work
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

In a suit involving allegations that Nelly Furtado’s song Do It illegally copied the musical work Acidjazzed Evening, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment for defendants based on plaintiff’s failure to register the copyright or prove it was exempt from that requirement as a foreign work