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Court reminds plaintiff of Rule 11 obligation in adult movie download case
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

Judge Kim denied two Doe defendants’ motions to quash subpoenas to their Internet service providers in this copyright case involving BitTorrent downloads of adult movies as part of a “swarm.”


Discovery limited to avoid a fishing expedition
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

Judge Keys granted in part defendant MBHB’s motion to compel document production and request for admission responses in this copyright case involving


Bit Torrent default judgment gets $750movie
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

Judge Dow granted plaintiff Malibu Media’s motion for default judgment in this copyright case regarding pornographic movies. Malibu Media


One Plaintiff’s Copyright Claim Creates Supplemental Jurisdiction Over Other Plaintiff’s State Law Claim
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

Judge Kennelly denied in part defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s state law claims in this case involving copyright claims


Alleged seeding of copyrighted material on BitTorrent is not copyright misuse
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

Judge Kennelly granted in part plaintiff Malibu Media’s motion to dismiss Doe defendant’s counterclaim and certain of its nineteen affirmative


Doe defendant allowed to use pseudonym in porn download case to avoid abusive litigation tactics
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2012

Judge Tharp denied Doe defendant’s motion to quash a subpoena seeking his identifying information from his cable provider in this BitTorrent copyright case, but allowed the Doe to proceed in the suit using a pseudonym


Default judgment requires damages prove-up
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2012

Judge Shadur acknowledged that pro se plaintiff’s motion for default was timely in this copyright infringement case


Maps, not underlying data, warrant copyright protection
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

Judge Pallmeyer granted plaintiff Nielsen's: 1) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss defendant Truck Ads' declaratory judgment claim for lack of copyright infringement; and 2) Fed. R. Civ. P. 56 motion for summary judgment regarding Truck Ads' copyright misuse counterclaim in this copyright case regarding Nielsen's designated marketing area ("DMA") maps


No Implied Right to Copyright Infringement Indemnification
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2016

Kay Bros. Enters., Inc. v. Parente No. 16 C 387, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 3, 2016) (Ellis, J


Personal Jurisdiction Not Waived by Consent to Jurisdiction in Prior Cases
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2016

Johnson v. Barrier, No. 15 C 3928, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 28, 2016) (St. Eve, J