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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


Dropped copyright claim alone cannot be the basis for copyright misuse
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

Judge Keys granted in part defendant McDonnell Boehnen’s (“MBHB”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 37 motion to compel document production and interrogatory responses


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.”


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


Another case dismissing hundreds of Doe copyright defendants as improperly joined
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

Judge Manning dismissed without prejudice 999 of the 1,000 Doe defendants in this copyright infringement suit accusing unknown individuals of using BitTorrent to download copyrighted material without sufficient permissions


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


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


Lady Gaga’s “Judas” does not infringe copyright
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

Judge Aspen granted defendants’ Fed. R Civ. P. 56 motion for summary judgment because no reasonable trier of fact could find defendant Lady Gaga’s


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


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