Mitchell Zimmerman

Mitchell Zimmerman

Fenwick & West LLP

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Copyright Alert: Fox v Dish Summary Judgment Rulings

Mixed Outcomes on Copyright and Contract Issues Re: Volition, Time- and Space-Shifting, Intermediate Copying and Commercials-Skipping - In a complex opinion addressing intermingled copyright and contract issues, a...more

1/23/2015 - ABC v Aereo Copyright Copyright Infringement Dish Network Fair Use Fox Television Stations Internet Streaming Mobile Devices

Copyright Alert: ABC v. Aereo: What the Supreme Court Decided - And What It Did Not

On June 25, 2014, a 6-3 majority of the Supreme Court held that Aereo’s service that allows customers to view over-the-air TV broadcasts via the internet violated the public performance right under the Copyright Act. Applying...more

6/26/2014 - ABC v Aereo Aereo Broadcasting Copyright Copyright Infringement Popular SCOTUS

Google Wins Summary Judgment in Books Case - Full Copying to Make Search Snippets Available to End-Users Held Fair Use

Round one of the long-fought Google Books case has ended in a summary judgment victory for defendant Google. The Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York held yesterday that Google’s copying, use,...more

11/15/2013 - Author's Guild v Google Copyright Fair Use Google Google Books Infringement Summary Judgment Transformativeness

Copyright Alert: Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons - USSC Holds First Sale Doctrine Applies to Foreign-Made Works, Limits...

Resolving the long legal struggle over the scope of the Copyright Act's provision governing the right of copyright owners to control imports, the Supreme Court held on Tuesday that the first sale doctrine embodied in 17...more

3/21/2013 - Copyright Exports First Sale Doctrine Grey Market Imports Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons SCOTUS

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Fall 2012

In This Issue: - Court Declines to Dish Out Preliminary Injunction in Commercial-Skipping Case Despite Likelihood of Infringement - Free and Open-Source Software Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and...more

12/20/2012 - Copyright Disclaimers Fair Use Infringement Preemption Preliminary Injunctions Software State Law Tort Claims Summary Judgment Trademarks Uniform Trade Secrets Acts

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