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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.”


Rule 12 not the proper basis for statute of limitations dismissals
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

Judge Lee denied defendants (collectively “Team One”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s copyright infringement claims as barred


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


Joinder of BitTorrent defendants requires contemporaneous download
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2015

Judge Guzman sua sponte severed Doe 1 from Does 2-37 and dismissed Does 2-37 without prejudice in this BitTorrent copyright case. The Court


Kanye West's "Stronger" did not infringe based upon "fragmented literal similarity"
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2011

Judge Kendall granted defendants' (collectively "Kanye West") Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Vince P's copyright infringement claim


Lack of Local Rule 56.1 support prevents summary judgment
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

Judge Feinerman granted in part plaintiff Panoramic’s partial summary judgment motion and denied defendant Wiley’s partial summary judgment motion as


Plaintiff need not attach copyright registration to complaint
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2011

Judge Gottschall denied plaintiff Golden's motion to dismiss or for a more definite statement pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) & (e) in this copyright dispute over real estate listings


Copyright management information must be on same web page
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

Judge Kendall denied plaintiff Personal Keepsakes’ (“PKI”) motion to reconsider in this copyright and Digital Millenium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) case


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


Interactive website does not create personal jurisdiction
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

Judge Shadur granted defendant LeaseWeb USA (“LeaseWeb”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) & (6) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and