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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 28 Sep 2016

Iron Man Composer Battles Tech Giant Sony and Ghostface Killah

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in favor of the composer of the 1960s Iron Man theme song, finding material facts in dispute as

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Akerman LLP | USA | 8 Aug 2016

Second Circuit Revives Copyright Claims Against Sony and Ghostface Killah

In Urbont v. Sony Music Entertainment Inc., 15-1778, the Second Circuit recently revived claims against Sony and Ghostface Killah, holding that

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Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP | USA | 14 Jan 2014

Supreme Court decides to review Aereo why this is not the new Betamax case

The Supreme Court on Friday announced that is has decided to review the decision of a US Appeals Court in New York finding that the Aereo service of

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 30 Mar 2012

Sony is the new “King of the Road”

Considering whether musician Roger Miller’s widow or a music publishing company owned his music catalog, including the hit song “King of the Road,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed a lower court’s decision that found the publishing company liable for copyright infringement thereby vacating an award of almost $1 million in damages.

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Mannheimer Swartling | Sweden | 8 Feb 2012

Market court rules on piracy of PS3 games

On 29th November 2011 the Market Court passed judgment in a case brought by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited against Krusan AB, Wechip HB and PM Konsul o Data i Tranås.

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Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP | USA | 18 Nov 2011

If you build it, will the lawyers come? 3D printing and copyright infringement

As I previewed earlier this week, I want to talk about the copyright implications for 3D printers.

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Oblon | USA | 24 Oct 2011

Compound Photonics files new 337 complaint regarding certain projectors with controlled-angle retarders

On October 21, 2011, Compound Photonics Ltd. of the United Kingdom and Compound Photonics U.S. Corporation of Phoenix, Arizona filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

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JMB Davis Ben-David | Israel | 12 Oct 2011

HOT off the press

In a case of alleged copyright infringement committed through the bundling of foreign television channels, Judge Esther Shtemer recently awarded the substantial sum of NIS19 million in damages.

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 27 Sep 2011

First Circuit rejects reduction of $675,000 damages award in music file-sharing case

The First Circuit has kept alive a dispute, well-publicized in the Boston area and elsewhere, about what statutory damages can properly be assessed against a graduate student who illegally shared files of copyrighted music via file-sharing program Kazaa.

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Loeb & Loeb LLP | USA | 21 Sep 2011

Sony BMG Music Entertainment, et al. v. Tenenbaum

First Circuit holds district court committed reversible error by reducing jury award in favor of recording companies and against individual copyright infringer on constitutional grounds without first considering issue of remittitur.

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