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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


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


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


Judge Posner orders Sherlock Holmes estate to pay attorneys’ fees for “form of extortion”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In another scathing opinion against the Sherlock Holmes estate, Judge Richard A. Posner ordered the estate to pay attorneys’ fees for bringing


Release of earnings call audio recording qualifies as fair use news reporting
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has concluded that when a copyrighted work itself is considered to be news, dissemination of that


The Bill Graham show goes on and on
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded that the federal district court erred in dismissing claims for copyright infringement


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


It’s the words, not the ideas, that are copyrightable
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Elton John and his songwriter partner Bernie Taupin had


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


Ravens’ fair use defense won’t fly
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, reversing the district court, found that the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens’ unauthorized use of its previously adjudicated infringing logo design in highlight film was not a fair use