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Interactive website does not create personal jurisdiction
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

Judge Shadur granted defendant LeaseWeb USA (“LeaseWeb”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) & (6) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and


Law firm must perform limited search for use of allegedly infringed scientific papers
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2013

Judge Keys granted in part plaintiffs’ motion to compel discovery responses regarding use of its copyrighted articles. Plaintiffs accused defendant


Failure to serve complaint courtesy copies leads to fine
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2014

Judge Shadur sua sponte ordered plaintiff Malibu Media to serve a courtesy copy of its copyright complaint on the Court in compliance with Local Rule


Illinois does not recognize tortious interference based upon wrongfully filed suits
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

Judge Grady granted in part plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendants’ (collectively “myVidster”) tortious


BitTorrent Doe defendants must be part of the same “swarm” at the same time to be joined in suit
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

Judge Shadur sua sponte ordered plaintiff Zambezia Film to identify those Doe defendants that could be properly joined pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P


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


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


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


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


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