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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


Plaintiff may not communicate with Does in BitTorrent case by email or phone
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

Judge Gottschall denied two Doe defendants’ motions to quash subpoenas to their respective ISPs seeking, among other things, their identities based


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


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


Doe defendants severed in Bit Torrent case
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

Judge Guzman sua sponte severed Does 2-28 and dismissed them without prejudice in this Bit Torrent copyright case. Joinder was not proper pursuant to


Court grants summary judgment based upon no likelihood of confusion
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

Judge Nolan granted defendant E. Mishan & Sons (“EMS”) motion for summary judgment on plaintiff Hearthware’s copyright, Lanham Act and related state law


Court allows joinder of BitTorrent Does for early stages of case - 27January, 2014
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2014

Judge Gottschall denied various Doe defendants’ motions to quash third party subpoenas to their respective internet service providers (ISPs) as well


Attempts to resolve dispute do not prevent a preliminary injunction
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2011

Judge Grady granted plaintiff Flava Works' motion for a preliminary injunction in this copyright case involving adult movies, and ordered the parties to confer on language for the preliminary injunction


Common use of Bit Torrent sufficient for joinder
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2012

Judge Darrah granted in part Does defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Hard Drive Production’s (“HDP”) complaint accusing Does of infringing HDP’s copyrighted video via BitTorrent


DMCA false claims must be tied to copyrighted work
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2012

Judge Kendall granted defendant’s various Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motions to dismiss plaintiff Personal Keepsakes’ Digital Millenium Copyright Act, Lanham Act and related state law claims in this case involving copyrighted poems