The Ninth Circuit ruled recently that the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shielded a video-sharing website from copyright infringement liability. In UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks,...more
*News from the Bench:
- First Sale Doctrine Applies To Copyrighted Works Lawfully Made Abroad.
- Dissenting Federal Circuit Judges Abide By The Akamai Standard.
- More On Joint Infringement and The Akamai...more
Courts considering the perplexing copyright questions created by the Internet have been remarkably consistent in one area. A large body of case law provides significant protections to online service providers and places...more
In This Issue:
- UMG Recordings Inc. v. Veoh Networks Inc., USCA Ninth Circuit, March 14, 2013:
Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for defendant video-sharing...more
Last week, the Ninth Circuit further clarified the scope of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s (“DMCA”) safe harbor provision for online content providers. See UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Shelter Capital Partners LLC, No....more