An Internet-based streaming service did not qualify as a “cable system” under Copyright Act of 1976, and was therefore not entitled to a compulsory license to distribute protected content without permission.
June 19, 2017. A 2017 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court has found it unconstitutional for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to decline to register a trademark simply because it might be disparaging or offensive.
December 4, 2017 Owners of Internet servers sometimes unknowingly store someone’s copyrighted content. To what extent should storing such content make the server’s owner liable for direct copyright infringement? This question, along with related legal issues, was addressed by the Ninth Circuit Court in Perfect 10, Inc. v. Giganews, Inc.