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Ninth Circuit Finds First Amendment Protects Against Right-of-Publicity Claim Involving Film “The Hurt Locker”
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has confirmed that right-of-publicity claims purporting to arise from expressive works, like films


First Amendment Prevents Right of Publicity Claim Arising from Film About “Issues of a Public Nature”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

In a lawsuit involving the 2010 Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that right of publicity claims


9th Circuit Confirms The Hurt Locker Is Fully Protected By The First Amendment - Army Sergeant’s Right of Publicity Claim Was Properly Dismissed
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has finally issued its decision in an appeal that has been pending since 2011, affirming that the


Ninth Circuit Finds First Amendment Protects Against Right Of Publicity Claim Involving Film “The Hurt Locker”
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2016

The Ninth Circuit has confirmed that right of publicity claims purporting to arise from expressive works, like films, are content-based restrictions


Hurt Locker Decision Clarifies Differences in First Amendment Interests and Personal Interests Protected by the Right of Publicity
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

9th Circuit affirms filmmakers' use of an individual's story in the film The Hurt Locker is protected by the First Amendment and does not violate


First Amendment SLAPPs Publicity Right Plaintiff in “Hurt Locker” Case
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

On February 17, 2016, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal by the Central District of California under the California anti-SLAPP statute of a


Ninth Circuit Shoots Down Right of Publicity Lawsuit Involving Academy Award Juggernaut The Hurt Locker
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2016

As we kick off "Oscar Week" here at TheTMCA.com, it is particularly apropos to discuss a decision just handed down by the Ninth Circuit Court of


Storytellers and Artists Rejoice: The Hurt Locker Is Fully Protected By The First Amendment
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

The Hurt Locker, which won Best Picture at the 2010 Academy Awards, follows Sergeant First Class William James (played by Jeremy Renner) in his role


Oh, Canada - what does this mean for us? The latest in mass piracy
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia, Canada
  • March 31 2014

Voltage, which owns the Oscar winning movies The Hurt Locker and Dallas Buyer's Club, recently obtained orders forcing several Canadian ISPs to give


Recent case on copyright enforcement seeks to balance copyright holders rights and privacy rights
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 19 2014

In Voltage Pictures LLC v. John Doe and Jane Doe (2014 FC 161), Voltage, a film company in the United States, demanded that TekSavvy, an Internet