IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update For Motion Picture Studios And Television Networks -- November 9, 2011

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•CBS Corporation v. Fed. Communications Commission

CBS Corporation v. Fed. Communications Commission, USCA Third Circuit, November 2, 2011

•On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court following its ruling in FCC v. Fox Television Stations, the Third Circuit found that the Supreme Court’s ruling did not affect its prior decision, and readopted its previous holding that the FCC’s imposition of a $550,000 penalty against CBS in connection with the Janet Jackson Super Bowl incident constituted an arbitrary departure from the Commission’s prior policy concerning the broadcast of fleeting indecent material.

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