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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


Bit Torrent does must overlap in swarm to be joined
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Dallas Buyers Club, LLC v. Does 1-14., No. 15 C 2924, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 7, 2015) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur sua sponte granted plaintiff


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


Elton John’s “Nikita” does not infringe copyright in song “Natasha”
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

Judge St. Eve dismissed plaintiff’s copyright and related state law claims against Elton John, Bernard Taupin and Big Pig Music (collectively


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


Court grants summary judgment based upon no likelihood of confusion
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

Judge Nolan granted defendant E. Mishan & Sons (“EMS”) motion for summary judgment on plaintiff Hearthware’s copyright, Lanham Act and related state law


Discovery rule applies to 7th Circuit copyright claims
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2015

Judge Pallmeyer denied defendant McGraw-Hill’s motion for summary judgment regarding a statute of limitations and granted in part plaintiff Panoramic


“Growing trend” that bit torrent DOE defendants need not be time-related
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

TCYK, LLC, v. Does 1-44, No. 13 C 3825, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 20, 2014) (Dow J.). Judge Dow denied various Doe defendants' motions to grant


BitTorrent: motion to quash is not a proper vehicle for severing does
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

Judge Leinenweber denied Doe 39s motion to quash a pre-discovery subpoena in this BitTorrent case involving the motion picture “Under the Bed.” At


Court maintains secrecy of copyright Doe defendants because of “substantial possibility” of misnaming
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2014

Judge Tharp granted plaintiff Osiris Entertainment’s Fed. R. Civ. P 26(d) motion to take expedited discovery prior to a Rule 26 conference in order