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CCIA White Paper Recommends Changes to FCC Set-Top Box Proposal
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

In a white paper filed with the FCC last Thursday, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) suggested various changes to the FCC's


Copyright Office Outlines Concerns With Set-Top Box NPRM in Letter to Congress
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

Writing to House members, U.S. Copyright Registrar Maria Pallante warned that the FCC's plan to spur competition in the cable set-top box market by


FilmOn X, Supporters Ask D.C. Circuit to Reverse Lower Court Decision on Compulsory License Rights
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

Filing briefs with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, FilmOn X and its supporters asked the court to reverse a D.C. District Court decision to deny


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


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


Online firms warn that legitimate websites could be targeted under antipiracy bill
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

On the eve of a House Judiciary Committee hearing conducted on Wednesday, representatives of Google, eBay, Twitter and other online technology firms warned lawmakers in a letter that pending online piracy legislation that would block payments to foreign websites that traffic in pirated films and other content would “expose law-abiding U.S. Internet and technology companies to new uncertain liabilities.”


Second Circuit clarifies the scope of safe harbor protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

On April 5, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an important decision clarifying the contours of the “safe harbor” provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that limits the liability of online service providers for copyright infringement that occurs “by reason of the storage at the direction of a user of material that resides on a system or network controlled or operated by or for the service provider.”


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


Broadcast networks, DISH Network trade lawsuits over ad-skipping DVR
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

DISH Network’s introduction of a new digital video recorder (DVR) that allows users automatically to skip prime time TV commercials has sparked opposing lawsuits


Certain rights of TV and radio stations in draft amendment to Copyright Law
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • China
  • June 1 2012

In March, 2012, the National Copyright Administration of China published a draft amendment to the Copyright Law of China (the “Draft Amendment”) and circulated it for public consultation