Plaintiffs, a collection of six groups of music publishers, brought copyright infringement claims against defendants William E. Sagan,
In most recent decision over The Turtles’ pre-1972 sound recordings, Eleventh Circuit asks Florida Supreme Court to determine whether state law
District court finds that TVEyes’ media-monitoring service that continuously records vast amounts of television and radio content and allows
District court denies preliminary injunction against Aereo's internet television services, finding local television station unlikely to prevail on
District court vacates $100,000 judgment for copyright infringement, finding that parent company did not have standing to bring claim on behalf of
District court, on motion for reconsideration, holds that photographer is entitled to only a single award of statutory damages per infringed work
District court grants in part motions for reconsideration of order granting summary judgment in defendants' favor based on DMCA safe harbor protection
Plaintiff Steven Mena, author of a copyrighted screenplay for Transience, a feature-length film, brought suit against defendants, entities involved with the production of Past Life, a television series that aired on defendant Fox Network for a short time in 2010, for copyright infringement, alleging that the pilot for the television show infringed on his copyright in the Transience screenplay.
District court denies motion of plaintiffs, producers, marketers, and distributors of broadcast television, to enjoin Aereo from continuing that potion of its services that allows subscribers to watch broadcast television content contemporaneously with broadcast, finding Aereo’s service did not constitute public performance of copyrighted content under Second Circuit’s Cablevision decision.
District court grants summary judgment in favor of plaintiff on copyright infringement claim related to 11 Pillow Pet designs, finding that the allegedly infringing toys were virtually identical to the copyrighted works.