In copyright action involving motion picture Fathers & Daughters, district court grants defendant’s summary judgment motion, finding plaintiff, author
In a copyright infringement action, defendant MP3tunes, which provides a service that allows users to search the internet for free song files and a service that allows the online personal storage of such song files, was determined to qualify for DMCA safe harbor protection except with respect to certain specific songs identified in DMCA takedown notices and not removed from user lockers.
Court denies plaintiffs' motion for preliminary injunction in copyright infringement action, holding that plaintiffs failed to establish irreparable harm.
In trademark infringement action, court denies plaintiff’s ex parte application for a temporary restraining order, concluding that plaintiff is unlikely to establish a protectable trademark for its motion picture “The Illusionist” or any likelihood of confusion.
Plaintiff HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. holds exclusive rights to publish, reproduce, and distribute America By Heart, a book authored by former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Court enters a permanent injunction in a copyright infringement action brought by several record companies against Lime Wire, a provider of a peer-to-peer system used to download digital music files.
In copyright infringement action against distributors of peer-to-peer file sharing program, court grants plaintiff record companies' motion for summary judgment on their claims of inducement to infringe, common law copyright infringement, and unfair competition.
Court denies defendant movie studio’s motion for summary judgment on anti-trust claims, holding that plaintiff sufficiently pled a Sherman Act violation by alleging that the studio induced or convinced others; court dismisses tortious interference and copyright misuse claims