IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update For Motion Picture Studios And Television Networks - October 12, 2011


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•CCA and B, LLC v. F + W Media, Inc.

•Raw Films, Ltd. v. Does 1-32

CCA and B, LLC v. F + W Media, Inc., USDC N.D. Georgia, September 22, 2011

•District court denies motion for preliminary injunction in a copyright and trademark infringement action brought by the publisher of the Christmas book The Elf on the Shelf, finding that defendant publisher’s book was a parody of plaintiff’s work and was sufficiently transformative to render it a fair use.

Raw Films, Ltd. v. Does 1-32, USDC E.D. Virginia, October 5, 2011

•District court, on its own motion, severs all but one Doe defendant accused of committing copyright infringement by uploading and downloading pornographic film using peer-to-peer file sharing system BitTorrent, and orders plaintiff to show cause why certain of its conduct did not merit sanctions.

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