Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Federal resources are limited. As much as we think the feds are omnipotent and have surplus manpower, they have limits. So, we see shifts in the types of crimes that land in federal court....more
Jammie Thomas-Rasset, the woman whom the recording industry martyred with a $222,000 damages award after several trials for stealing music online, has reached the end of her legal rope. The U.S. Supreme Court on Mar. 18...more
Internet users who treat the Web like a complimentary buffet of music and movies are on notice: The Copyright Alert System (CAS) is in effect.
The new system is the result of an agreement between the five largest...more
The movie industry, the music industry and five major internet service providers, with some input from the White House, quietly got together in 2011 and came up with a system that would allow the ISPs to notify individual...more
Feb. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. Manhattan Federal Judge Jed Rakoff ordered former Goldman Sachs' director Rajat Gupta to reimburse the investment bank for fees...more
In This Issue:
- Japanese Court’s Ruling Limits Scope of Contributory Infringement in Pharmaceutical Patents
- Criminalization of Illegal Music and Video Downloads....more
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