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Paramount Pictures Corp. v. Axanar Productions, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2016

District court denies motion to dismiss copyright infringement claims against producers of unauthorized “Star Trek” films that incorporate numerous


Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

In copyright infringement action over iconic Led Zeppelin song "Stairway to Heaven" filed more than 40 years after song was first released, district


Agence France Presse v. Morel
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • France, USA
  • August 18 2014

District court upholds jury's award of maximum statutory copyright damages of $1.2 million, plus $20,000 in DMCA damages, finding sufficient evidence


UMG Recordings Inc. v. Veoh Networks Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for defendant video-sharing site Veoh, affirming grant of summary judgment in defendants’ favor


Hart v. Electronic Arts, Inc.,
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Third Circuit reverses district court’s grant of summary judgment dismissing claim of plaintiff, former college football player, for violating his


Marvel Worldwide, Inc. v. Kirby
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2011

District court grants motion for summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, comic book publishers, against defendants, the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby, finding that the works at issue were works made for hire under the Copyright Act of 1909, and that the plaintiffs owned the copyrights in those works


Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

In dispute over The Turtles' pre-1972 recordings, Second Circuit asks New York high court to determine whether right of public performance for


Shropshire v. Canning, USDC N.D. California, August 22, 2011
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

In copyright infringement and DMCA misrepresentation action involving the creation of a video in Canada which was then uploaded to You Tube’s servers in California, the court denied defendant’s motion to dismiss the infringement claim on extraterritoriality grounds, holding that extraterritoriality (whether or not the claim arises in the U.S.) is an element of a claim and not an issue of subject matter jurisdiction and further held that the doctrine of extraterritoriality does not apply if at least some part of the infringement occurs in the U.S.; court also denies in part defendant’s motion to dismiss DMCA misrepresentation claim


Capitol Records, Inc. v. MP3tunes, LLC, USDC S.D. New York, August 22, 2011
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

In a copyright infringement action, defendant MP3tunes, which provides a service that allows users to search the internet for free song files and a service that allows the online personal storage of such song files, was determined to qualify for DMCA safe harbor protection except with respect to certain specific songs identified in DMCA takedown notices and not removed from user lockers


Jules Jordan Video, Inc. v. 144942 Canada Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2010

Ninth Circuit holds that adult filmmaker’s right of publicity claim under California state law is preempted by the federal Copyright Act and that the district court erred in entering judgment as a matter of law that plaintiff employee lacked standing to sue for infringement under the “work for hire” doctrine where plaintiff employer and plaintiff employee were one and the same