IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update For Motion Picture Studios And Television Networks - September 21, 2011


Table of Contents:

•Sony BMG Music Entertainment, et al. v. Tenenbaum

•Olson v. Cohen

Sony BMG Music Entertainment, et al. v. Tenenbaum, USCA First Circuit, September 16, 2011

•First Circuit holds district court committed reversible error by reducing jury award in favor of recording companies and against individual copyright infringer on constitutional grounds without first considering issue of remittitur.

Olson v. Cohen, Court of Appeals of California, September 12, 2011 (not for publication)

•California Court of Appeals affirms order granting defendants’ anti-SLAPP motion to strike plaintiffs’ complaint, which alleged tort claims based on conduct that occurred during filming of mock documentary-style feature film.

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