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Discovery limited to avoid a fishing expedition
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

Judge Keys granted in part defendant MBHB’s motion to compel document production and request for admission responses in this copyright case involving


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 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.”


Court severs 800 Doe defendants in copyright suit
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

Judge Manning sua sponte severed each Doe defendant in this copyright suit over alleged use of copyrighted materials via BitTorrent, except for one Doe IP address


Forum selection clause creates jurisdiction
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

Judge Lefkow denied defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss plaintiff Flava Works copyright suit for lack of jurisdiction and improper


Copyright discovery limited to accused works
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2013

Judge Keys granted Plaintiff’s motion to clarify the Court’s order that plaintiff produce documents related to two copyrighted, scientific articles


Shots of Cooking Burgers are Not Protectable Elements of Burger Commercials
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2016

Culver Franchising Sys., Inc. v. Steak 'n Shake Inc., No. 16 C 72, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 5, 2016) (Feinerman, J.). Judge Feinerman granted


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


Akamai reverses (another) summary judgment decision
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

Judge St. Eve granted plaintiff CIVIX-DDI’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 54(b) motion to reconsider the Court’s finding of summary judgment of non-infringement


Copyright agreement does not create federal question jurisdiction
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2012

Judge Shadur sua sponte remanded plaintiff’s breach of contract case to the Cook County state court