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Supreme Court Articulates Important New Standard for Copyright Protection of Industrial Design Components
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Star Athletica, L.L.C. V. Varsity Brands, Inc., No. 15-866 (March 22, 2017


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


Supreme Court says Aereo violates broadcaster copyrights
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

Television broadcasters were handed a major legal victory on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court decreed by a 6-3 margin that Aereo's method of


Broadcasters ask judge to shut down Aereo service
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

Asserting that Aereo's online streaming service is not entitled to a compulsory cable license, the broadcast television networks asked a New York


Online video distributor ordered to stop rebroadcasting network TV signals
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2011

To the plaudits of the major television broadcast networks, a New York district court judge on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction against the streaming of live broadcast television signals by online video distributor Ivi, Inc


Aereo tells Court it is entitled to compulsory copyright license
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2014

Aereo, Inc. embarked upon a new legal trail on Wednesday as it advised a New York district court that it is entitled under the compulsory licensing


Bills to bring parity to digital music royalty rates introduced in Congress
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

Internet radio firms such as Pandora applauded the introduction of parallel bills in the House and Senate last Friday that would qualify web radio services for the same digital music royalty rates paid by cable and satellite providers


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.”


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


NAB proposes pay-to-play arrangement for radio broadcasters
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

There were signs of a potential breakthrough in long-running negotiations between radio broadcasters and the recording industry over performance royalties, as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) released a proposed compromise framework thatfor the first time everwould require radio broadcasters to pay recording artists for the airing of their songs