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FDA issues draft guidance on communications over internet and social media platforms
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

On June 17, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) issued two draft guidance documents, providing recommendations for two


The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television


To track or not to track
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

Digital advertising based on tracking users' interests and related privacy concerns have been the subject of many recent news articles. What does


Ninth Circuit no friend to Winklevoss twins: Facebook settlement stands
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

Putting what appears to be an end to a highly publicized legal battle dramatized in the movie The Social Network, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a $65 million settlement agreement made between brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, their former classmate Divya Narendra, and social-networking website Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg


Statutory damages: foreign works and the U.S. live broadcast exemption
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 16 2009

In a class action led by the Football Association Premier League (FAPL) and U.S. music publishers Bourne against YouTube and its owners Google (The FAPL v YouTube Inc. (US District Court Southern District of New York)) filed on 4 May 2007, a U.S. District Court judge held that, because the FAPL did not register its broadcasts of Premier League matches with the US Copyright Office, it cannot claim statutory damages under the US Copyright Act against YouTube in respect of allegedly copyright infringing material uploaded by users to the video sharing site


A combination of non-conclusory factual allegations satisfies Twombly for a Sherman Act 1 claim and can proceed to trial
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently reversed a district court decision dismissing a complaint alleging the defendants conspired to fix prices of digital music in violation of the Sherman Act 1


DMCA Safe Harbor Protection Includes Pre-1972 Recordings
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

Vacating a district court's decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit explained that the safe harbor provision of the Digital


Disclosures need not contain customers’ actual names to violate the Video Privacy Protection Act rules Hulu court
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

In the latest of a string of victories for the plaintiffs in the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) class action litigation against Hulu, LLC, the U


Statutory provision on royalty judges violates appointments clause
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 30 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the position of Copyright Royalty Judges (CRJs) violates the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution, but remedied the violation by invalidating and severing restrictions on the Librarian of Congress’s ability to remove the CRJs


Second Circuit refuses to enjoin Aereo’s internet streaming of broadcast television
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Addressing the legality of a streaming TV service that provides internet-streaming of broadcast television programming, the U.S. Court of Appeals for