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Google Books is transformative and therefore a fair use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 30 2015

Addressing the boundaries of fair use in Copyright Law, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Second Circuit found that the making of digital copies of tens


“Situs of the injury” for exercising personal jurisdiction over defendant for online copyright infringement is location of copyright owner
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

In a decision favorable to copyright owners based in the state of New York, the New York State Court of Appeals held that in copyright infringement cases involving the uploading of copyrighted literary works onto the internet, the situs of the injury for purposes of determining personal jurisdiction under New York's long-arm jurisdiction statute is the location of the copyright holder and not the location of the infringing conduct


Searching for photos? Go ahead, Google those thumbnails
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Germany
  • June 30 2010

The German Federal Supreme Court has decided that Google is not liable for unlawful copyright infringement for displaying thumbnail preview images of the artist's photographs in its search engine


Court of Justice of the European Union holds that ISPs may be ordered to block customer access to websites infringing copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • April 30 2014

On a reference from the Supreme Court of Austria, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has held that ISPs may be ordered to block their


Copyright law unavailable for removal of anti-Islam video
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Overturning a hotly debated district court decision, in a case involving numerous amicus curiae briefs, the en banc Court of Appeals for the Ninth


Transformative use in the Seventh Circuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment based on fair use, but cited different


Dismissal but No Fees for Innocent BitTorrent Defendant
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing whether a copyright infringement action based solely on IP addresses is frivolous or unreasonable, such that attorneys’ fees should be


Portion of California Resale Royalty Act struck down as unconstitutional
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Addressing the constitutionality of California’s Resale Royalty Act, Cal. Civ. Code 986 (“the Act”), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth


Copyright holders must consider fair use before issuing DMCA takedown notification
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that copyright holders must consider the fair-use doctrine prior to issuing a takedown


Question on web browsing and copyright infringement referred to CJEU
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Belarus, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2013

On 17 April 2013, the Supreme Court of England and Wales provisionally held in Public Relations Consultants Association Ltd v The Newspaper Licensing