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The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court’s order denying plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees in a copyright infringement action brought by a film production company, alleging that a single user illegally downloaded and distributed re…

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The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court’s order denying plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees in a copyright infringement action brought by a film production company, alleging that a single user illegally downloaded and distributed re…

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The district court granted summary judgment to the Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs) on their claims of direct copyright infringement, finding that they held valid and enforceable copyrights in the incorporated standards that PRO had…

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Plaintiff, a videographer, and his video production company, filed suit against North Carolina, alleging that plaintiff’s copyrights were violated when North Carolina published video footage and a still photograph that he took of the 18th ce…

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The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part dismissal of claims for resale royalties under the California Resale Royalties Act. The Act grants artists an unwaivable right to 5% of the proceeds on any resale of their artwork under…