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Court holds FilmOn in contempt of injunction barring live TV streaming service
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

In a development that may signify an uphill battle for Aereo, Inc. in its quest to obtain compulsory licensing rights, a New York district court


Supreme Court says Aereo violates broadcaster copyrights
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

Television broadcasters were handed a major legal victory on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court decreed by a 6-3 margin that Aereo's method of


Broadcasters ask judge to shut down Aereo service
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

Asserting that Aereo's online streaming service is not entitled to a compulsory cable license, the broadcast television networks asked a New York


Aereo suspends service as congressional caucus panelists debate impact of Supreme Court ruling
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2014

Three days after it was told by the U.S. Supreme Court that its method of streaming live television programs over the Internet violates broadcasters'


Aereo tells Court it is entitled to compulsory copyright license
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2014

Aereo, Inc. embarked upon a new legal trail on Wednesday as it advised a New York district court that it is entitled under the compulsory licensing


Lawyers debate applicability of Cablevision decision to Aereo case
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2012

During oral arguments on the broadcast networks’ request for a preliminary injunction to shut down the Aereo web streaming service, a Manhattan federal district court judge questioned the networks on the extent to which the Second Circuit’s 2008 decision in Cartoon Network v. CSC Holdings applies to the case at hand


Broadcasters file suit against Aereo online video service
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

The four major television networks joined with various other media groups in filing two separate lawsuits late last week that seek to block a new service that would stream broadcast television signals to customers with web-enabled devices in the New York City area


EU High Court rules against blanket filtering of illegal content on ISP networks
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union
  • December 2 2011

In a development with implications for the European Union’s (EU’s) ongoing debate concerning online copyright infringement, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) struck down a ruling, issued by Belgium’s copyright management watchdog, that ordered Tiscali, a Belgian ISP, to monitor and block peer-to-peer (P2P) files that illegally contain copyrighted musical works


EU Advocate General says ISPs cannot be forced to block illegal downloads
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • April 22 2011

In a development with implications for the European Commission (EC) investigation into net neutrality, European Court of Justice (ECJ) Advocate General (AG) Pedro Cruz Villalon concluded in an advisory opinion that a Belgian court order that forces Internet service providers (ISPs) to filter or block web content in the interest of preventing unauthorized downloads of copyrighted material violates the fundamental rights of Internet users


Web users with unsecured wireless connections fingered in copyright lawsuit
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

In a development that could impact providers of free Wi-Fi services and broadband subscribers who rely on wireless routers, Liberty Media Holdings LLC has asked a Massachusetts federal court to rule that broadband subscribers with wireless routers may be held liable for copyright violations when other persons illegally download copyrighted content through unsecured wireless network connections