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Not all fun and games in copycat litigation
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA
  • September 11 2014

The gaming industry (and gamers) will be watching two recent US cases with great anticipation. In these cases, law suits have been brought against


Limited damages available under DMCA 512(f) for wrongful takedown notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

Although DMCA 512(f) allows an award of "any damages" for wrongful removal of alleged infringing material as a result of misrepresentations to a service provider, such damages "must be proximately caused by the misrepresentation to the service provider and the service provider's reliance on the misrepresentation," a district court ruled


Note to musical performersyou are only “entertaining” when you are performing live
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

All of you Vine Starsyou may think you are entertaining with your online performances, but according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO


Operator of BitTorrent P2P file-sharing network induced copyright infringement and is ineligible for DMCA safe harbors
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

The operator of a file-sharing network that utilized the BitTorrent file-sharing technology is secondarily liable for inducing copyright infringement by users of the network, a district court ruled


Football Assoc. v. YouTube statutory damages booted for unregistered foreign works
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2009

YouTube and its parent Google face copyright infringement lawsuits on a number of fronts, including by the English Football Association Premier League


The myth of free use of social media content
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2013

Many people assume that social media embodies a big twist a broad exemption from legal liability, for everyone's benefit. There seems to be a


Social media sites: new battlegrounds for right of publicity disputes
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2012

Social media websites are quickly emerging as the new battleground for right of publicity disputes, with the ultimate question being an old one what are the parameters of First Amendment protections for corporate, commercial speech?


DC court issues injunction against FilmOn X for its Aereo-like tv-streaming service - increasing legal confusion over TV public performance rights
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

The US District Court in Washington DC issued a decision earlier this month, enjoining the operation of the television streaming service FilmOn X


MoFo Tech: SpringSummer 2013
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2013

Behind every trend are new complications. And, often, laws trying to flatten the wrinkles the trends have wrought. Look at social media, for example


College Network, Inc. v. Moore Educ. Publishers, Inc., 2010 WL 1923763 (5th Cir. May 12, 2010)
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2010

Plaintiff sued defendant, a competitor in the study-guide market for nursing students, for trademark infringement based on defendant's purchase of "THE COLLEGE NETWORK" as a search-engine keyword to trigger sponsored-link advertising for its competing products