IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update For Motion Picture Studios And Television Networks - August 11, 2011


In This Issue:

Table of Contents:

•Perfect 10, Inc. v. Google, Inc.

•Mattel, Inc. v. MGA Entertainment, Inc.

•Mattel, Inc. v. MGA Entertainment, Inc.

Perfect 10, Inc. v. Google, Inc., USCA Ninth Circuit, August 3, 2011

•Ninth Circuit holds that Supreme Court’s eBay decision applies in copyright cases and requires that plaintiff seeking preliminary injunction show irreparable harm, and concludes that plaintiff failed to establish it.

Mattel, Inc. v. MGA Entertainment, Inc., USDC C.D. California, August 4, 2011

•After jury verdict in favor of MGA for improper misappropriation of trade secrets, district court denies Mattel’s motion for judgment as a matter of law or for a new trial, and orders remittitur of $88.5 million award to $85 million to correct mathematical error and duplicate award by jury.

Mattel, Inc. v. MGA Entertainment, Inc., USDC C.D. California, August 4, 2011

•District court awards MGA attorneys’ fees of more than $105 million and costs of more than $31 million as prevailing party under the Copyright Act.

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