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Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 10 Jul 2013
Interactive website does not create personal jurisdiction
Judge Shadur granted defendant LeaseWeb USA (“LeaseWeb”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) & (6) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 17 Jun 2013
Counterclaim need not plead facts to overcome statute of limitations affirmative defense
Judge Shadur denied plaintiff Flava Works’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendant’s copyright infringement counterclaims. The fact that
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 31 Aug 2012
Default judgment requires damages prove-up
Judge Shadur acknowledged that pro se plaintiff’s motion for default was timely in this copyright infringement case.
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 15 Aug 2012
Theft of lyrics not relevant to copyright infringement case
Judge St. Eve denied a Fed. R. Civ. P. 24 motion to intervene by Romano in this copyright case.
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 26 Mar 2012
Officers can be liable for corporate trademark and copyright infringement
Judge Der-Yeghiayan denied defendant Aksoy’s motion to dismiss in this Lanham Act case regarding the CHICAGO TROLLEY mark for use with Chicago Trolley Tours.
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 22 Feb 2012
Shared downloading of a movie makers joinder
Judge Bucklo denied the Doe defendants' various motions to quash or dismiss in this BitTorrent copyright infringement case.
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 6 Jan 2012
"Conclusory" arguments are fatal to preliminary injunction
Judge Castillo denied plaintiff EnVerve's motion for preliminary injunction in this copyright infringement action involving advertisements.
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 6 Sep 2011
Kanye West's "Stronger" did not infringe based upon "fragmented literal similarity"
Judge Kendall granted defendants' (collectively "Kanye West") Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Vince P's copyright infringement claim.
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 20 Jul 2011
Suit against unidentified defendants was "problematic" with potential for "abuse"
Judge Shadur dismissed this case without prejudice as to all defendants based upon plaintiff's failure to serve any of the 300 Doe defendants within the required 120 days pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m).
Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 18 Jul 2011
Maps, not underlying data, warrant copyright protection
Judge Pallmeyer granted plaintiff Nielsen's: 1) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss defendant Truck Ads' declaratory judgment claim for lack of copyright infringement; and 2) Fed. R. Civ. P. 56 motion for summary judgment regarding Truck Ads' copyright misuse counterclaim in this copyright case regarding Nielsen's designated marketing area ("DMA") maps.