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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


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


Temporal Overlap Not Required for Joinder of Bit Torrent Does
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

Judge Coleman denied Doe 38’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 20 motion to dismiss Does 2-38 for improper joinder in this BitTorrent copyright case involving the


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


Errata sheet cannot change “yes” to “no”
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2015

Ali v. The Final Call, Inc., No. 13 C 6883, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 19, 2015) (Feinerman, J.). Judge Feinerman granted defendant Final Call's motion


Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Judge Zagel dismissed Plaintiff’s remaining state law claims for appropriation of image, false light, defamation and civil conspiracy for lack of


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


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


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.”


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