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Russia’s new anti-piracy law goes into effect August 1, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Russia, USA
  • July 31 2013

Following years of pressure from the United States and entertainment companies, Russia has recently passed new legislation aimed at cracking down on


Court orders allegedly infringing website redirected to copyright owner during pendency of case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The US District Court for the District of Minnesota recently issued a preliminary injunction that required a registrar to redirect all traffic from


Crossfit legal muscle no match for the “CrossFit Mama”
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

According to a recent ruling in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, CrossFit may have violated the Digital Millennium


Decision against NBC Universal for use of pitched television show concept without compensationcredit being appealed to Supreme Court
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

Major players in the entertainment industry should be aware of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Montz v. Pilgrim Films & Television, Inc., 649 F.3d 975 (9th Cir. 2011), a case regarding a pitch for a television show concept


Digitally transmitted broadcasts continue to raise copyright issues: Aereo's "watch now" service under fire
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2012

Aereo Inc., a company that provides access to live television broadcasts for display on computers and mobile devices, is facing two copyright infringement lawsuits in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York


Kelsey Grammer, producers of BET’s “The Game” flagged for alleged copyright infringement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2012

An aspiring scriptwriter has again accused the producers of the BET television series “The Game”including Kelsey Grammer, series creator Mara Brock Akil, and a unit of CBS Broadcasting Inc.of violating federal copyright law by using a script she had written for an episode of the show without compensation


eBay reseller denied protections of first sale doctrine
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2012

The US District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued a decision in Adobe Systems Inc. v. Hoops Enterprise LLC, denying an eBay reseller of copyrighted works the protections of the first sale doctrine


Second Circuit reverses YouTube decision in part: DMCA safe harbor might not apply
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2012

In a decision with important implications for both content owners and online service providers concerning the availability of safe harbor protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. 512), the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated in part, reversed in part, remanded in part, and affirmed in part the summary judgment order of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York issued in favor of the defendant YouTube, Inc. in the case Viacom Int’l, Inc., Football Ass’n Premier League Ltd. v. YouTube, Inc., (No. 07 Civ. 2103, 2010 WL 2532404 (S.D.N.Y. 2010


Copyright issues involving content sharing websites reach federal court: Perfect 10 sues Tumblr for copyright infringement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

A federal court may finally have the opportunity to address the widely debated copyright issues surrounding social media websites such as Pinterest, Facebook, and Tumblr


Plaintiff appeals dismissal in Bratz dolls case claiming reversible error
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2012

New York artist and advertising designer Bernard Belair has appealed the decision of the District Court for the Southern District of New York granting summary judgment for non-infringement in favor of defendant MGA Entertainment, Inc