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Summary judgment ruling not a pretty picture for Massachusetts copyright plaintiff
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

A recent decision from the District of Massachusetts demonstrates the difficulties that can arise when attempting to protect copyrighted works


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.


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.


Manufacturer of device containing DVD player has standing to assert violations of DMCA anti-circumvention provisions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2010

The manufacturer of a device containing a DVD player that implements DVD copy protection technology has standing to bring an action against a party who allegedly disabled the copy protection technology on such devices before selling them in online auctions, a district court ruled.


Gourdin Sirles
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Brendon Tavelli
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Daryn A Grossman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Patrick Niedermeier
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Fredric C Leffler
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

James Anderson
  • Proskauer Rose LLP