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TMT China Brief SummerFall 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • China, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • September 20 2016

On 6 July 2016, a second draft of the Cyber Security Law (Draft 2) was released to the public for comment following its second reading by the


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


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


Court holds that YouTube is entitled to DMCA safe harbor from claims of copyright infringement filed by copyright holders
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2010

A federal district court in the Second Circuit held that YouTube is entitled to the DMCA 512(c) safe harbor because it had insufficient notice of the particular infringements


Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2010

After a bench trial, the district court entered judgment in favor of plaintiff financial institutions on their claims of copyright infringement and "hot news misappropriation" against online aggregator of financial information


Unauthorized sharing of copyrighted music files on P2P file-sharing network not protected by fair use defense
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

A party who made copies of music recordings and shared them with other parties on a peer-to-peer file-sharing network is not protected by the defense of fair use, a district court ruled


Court finds Fung and Isohunt liable for inducing copyright infringement
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 11 2010

A California District Court recently granted members of the Motion Pictures Association of America summary judgment in a copyright infringement action against Gary Fung and four websites operated by him, including Isohunt, one of Canada's largest BitTorrent sites


Silence and inaction gave search engines an implied licence to display a cached copy of author’s works
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2009

In Parker v. Yahoo! Inc., a US District Court dismissed in part an author’s copyright infringement lawsuit against Microsoft and Yahoo! for making a "cached" copy of his works available in their search results, because he had not taken steps to prevent the caching or have the content removed


In re Sony BMG Music Entertainment, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2009

In this litigation, several copyright actions brought by record companies against individual downloaders were consolidated into one action


Google class action settlement: are you in or are you out?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2009

If you are a copyright owner, author or publisher, there’s a very good chance your rights may be affected by the proposed settlement agreement in the class action lawsuit against Google