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Copyright Office Starts New Process for DMCA Safe Harbor Registration Today
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

Last month, the Copyright Office issued a final rule governing the designation of agents to receive notifications of claimed infringement under the


Quebec Court Awards Damages to Canadian Artist for Wrongful Copyright Takedown Notice by Record Companies
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 29 2016

In Whyte Potter-Mäl c Topdawg Entertainment Inc., the Court of Québec found Universal Music Group, Interscope Records, and Topdawg Entertainment


“Who’s on First?” Routine in Broadway Play Strikes Out as Transformative Fair Use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit determined that a Broadway play's verbatim use of William "Bud" Abbott and Lou Costello's "Who's on


9th Circuit opens door to damages against retailers carrying infringing works
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

One of the attractions of copyright law is that copyright owners can recover substantial damages (which can go up to $150,000 in cases of willful


8th Wonder Entertainment, LLC v. Viacom International, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

District court dismisses copyright infringement suit alleging creators of VH1 reality TV show "Love & Hip Hop" copied Plaintiffs' treatment for a


DOJ Appeals Decision Affecting Music Licensing
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

Lost in the news of the election, on Nov. 11, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a notice of appeal from an adverse decision issued by Judge Louis


Challenge to “We Shall Overcome” Copyright Survives Motion to Dismiss
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

In an opinion yesterday, Judge Cote granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a case challenging the copyright to “We Shall Overcome,”


We Shall Overcome Foundation v. The Richmond Organization, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

In dispute over whether civil rights Anthem “We Shall Overcome” is in public domain, district court refuses to dismiss copyright infringement claims


RMLC Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against GMR And Seeks to Enjoin New Music License Fees on Radio Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2016

RMLC, the organization that represents most commercial radio stations in the US in negotiating music license agreements for the public performance of


The Song Remains the Same
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that there would be no modifications to the 1941 ASCAP and BMI antitrust consent decrees. The main