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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.”


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


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


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


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


Counterclaim need not plead facts to overcome statute of limitations affirmative defense
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

Judge Shadur denied plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendant’s copyright infringement counterclaims. The fact that


Nielson marketing area maps are protectable
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2012

Judge Pallmeyer granted in part plaintiff Nielsen’s motion for summary judgment and denied defendant Truck Ad’s cross-motion in this copyright case involving Nielsen’s marketing area maps for television and other media


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


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


Swarming does not create jurisdiction
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

Judge Manning dismissed plaintiff Millenium TGA's case against a Doe defendant identified by its computer IP address ("Doe") for lack of personal jurisdiction