IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update For Motion Picture Studios And Television Networks - January 26, 2011


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• ivi, Inc. v. Fisher Communications, Inc.

• Hayne v. The Innocence Project

ivi, Inc. v. Fisher Communications, Inc., USDC W.D. Washington, January 19, 2011

• Court grants defendant television broadcasters’ and content owners’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s declaratory judgment action, holding that plaintiff’s first-filed action was improperly anticipatory.

Hayne v. The Innocence Project, USDC S.D. Mississippi, January 20, 2011

• Court denies advocacy group's motion to dismiss defamation claim brought by doctor (a public figure), despite voluminous evidence that advocacy group researched its allegedly defamatory statements.

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