On March 4, 2019, the Supreme Court issued two unanimous opinions that clarify when copyright owners can sue for infringement and what costs they can
The Second Circuit has ruled in Psihoyos v. Wiley & Sons that the "discovery rule" determines when the statute of limitations begins to run in
In Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the US Supreme Court resolved a circuit split and ruled that the equitable defense of laches does not bar a
In Swatch Group Management Services Ltd. v. Bloomberg L.P., the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the unauthorized distribution of a
A New York state court has ruled that a DMCA safe harbor does not protect internet services from claims they infringe pre-1972 sound recordings. The
In a much anticipated decision, the Second Circuit has clarified the contours of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s (DMCA) safe harbor for website operators that allow users to post content to their sites.
The modern trend in copyright law has been to relax certain “formalities” that had the unfortunate effect of divesting all too many authors and owners of the ability to enforce their copyrights.
The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in Barclays Capital Inc. v. Theflyonthewall.com, Inc., No. 10-1372-cv (June 20, 2011) that a financial news service did not misappropriate analyst research by publishing stock recommendations on its website.