IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update For Motion Picture Studios And Television Networks - January 5, 2012


Table of Contents:

•UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc.

•JAKKS Pacific v. Conte

UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc., USCA Ninth Circuit, December 20, 2011

•In a heavily litigated and much watched case, the Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for video-sharing site and affirms dismissal of claims of secondary liability for copyright infringement against investors in the site.

JAKKS Pacific v. Conte, USDC D. New Jersey, December 30, 2011 (NOT FOR PUBLICATION)

•District court grants defendant patent holders' motion to dismiss declaratory judgment action for lack of personal jurisdiction, holding that defendants’ cease-and-desist letter to resident of New Jersey did not subject them to jurisdiction in that state.

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