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Music downloader's due process rights violated by copyright statutory damages award of $22,500 per song
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2010

A jury award of $22,500 per song, resulting in a total award of $675,000 in statutory damages against an individual who downloaded copyrighted music files on a peer-to-peer network, violated the individual's due process rights, where he reaped no pecuniary reward from the infringement and the infringement caused the plaintiffs "minimal harm," a district court ruled.


New legislation changes basic employment practices in Massachusetts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2010

Two pieces of legislation signed by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in early August - one intended to stimulate job growth and coordinate state-funded economic development, and the other reforming the Commonwealth's Criminal Offender Record Information ("CORI") system - contain provisions that will require employers in the Commonwealth to take affirmative steps to change their current employment practices.


Massachusetts data security regulations: your company may not be located there, but if your customers are, you need to comply
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

As we've discussed in prior posts, newly effective regulations promulgated under Massachusetts' recent data security law, Mass.


Massachusetts data security regulations: your company may not be located there, but if your customers are, you need to comply
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2010

Newly effective regulations promulgated under Massachusetts’ recent data security law, Mass. Gen. Law ch. 93H, have raised the bar for data security compliance, and they have a long reach.


Unauthorized sharing of copyrighted music files on P2P file-sharing network not protected by fair use defense
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

A party who made copies of music recordings and shared them with other parties on a peer-to-peer file-sharing network is not protected by the defense of fair use, a district court ruled.


Paul M. Hamburger
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Andrew M Katzenstein
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Stacy H Barrow
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Brendon Tavelli
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Daryn A Grossman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP