Case law

  1. Sony BMG Appeals Joint Venture Annulment

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Appeal lodged with European Court of Justice. Appeal lodged with European Court of Justice. News ...

  2. Court: StreamCast Liable for Inducing Infringement

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Final Grokster party loses fight. StreamCast Networks has lost its fight against major record labels, music publishers and movie studios in the MGM Studios vs. Grokster case. The federal District Court in Los Angeles granted a summary judgment to ...

  3. RIAA, i-SAFE To Educate Students

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Plan targets middle and high schools. The Recording Industry of America (RIAA) and Internet safety foundation i-SAFE have revealed a new partnership aimed at teaching students how to safely and legally access digital music. i-SAFE, a non-profit fo ...

  4. Court Tells ISPs To Cut Pirates' Connections

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Danish Supreme Court upheld decision. Danish Supreme Court upheld decision. News ...

  5. Behind the Deal: Grokster Shackled By Consent Judgment

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Grokster seems securely bound and gagged by the structure of the settlement reached with the motion picture studios, record labels, publishers and songwriters (Billboard, Nov. 19). While the terms of Grokster seems securely bound and gagged by the ...

  6. Grokster Service Shuts Down

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The owners and operators of the Grokster peer-to-peer network -- the lead and most well-known defendant in one of the Supreme Court's seminal decision this year -- agreed Nov. 7 to shut down operation WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The owners and operat ...

  7. Grokster Service Shuts Down

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The owners and operators of the Grokster peer-to-peer (P2P) network--the lead and most well-known defendants in one of the Supreme Court's seminal decisions this year--agreed today (November 7) to shu The owners and operators of the Grokster ...

  8. After Grokster, Can Music Business Save Itself?

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When the Supreme Court handed down a decision in the MGM vs. Grokster case, the news wires immediately heralded it as a "sweeping victory" for our industry. Then, of all people, former Recording Indus Fred Goldring is a founding partner ...

  9. Legal Matters

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Donald Verrilli Jr. was the lone attorney standing before the U.S. Supreme Court March 29 arguing the entertainment industry's position in the MGM v. Grokster case. Read Susan Butler's column. Donald Verrilli Jr. was the lone attorney st ...

  10. Supreme Court Unanimously Sides With Entertainment Industry In Grokster Case

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision June 27 in the MGM Studios vs. Grokster case in favor of the entertainment industry, reversing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion. NEW YORK -- The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous ...

  11. Supreme Court Sides With Biz In Grokster Case

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Software developers take P2P copyright blame. The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision today in the MGM Studios vs. Grokster case in favor of the entertainment industry, reversing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion. The court h ...

  12. Court Sides With Biz In Gokster Case

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Unanimous decision reverses Circuit Court opinion. The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision today in the MGM Studios vs. Grokster case in favor of the entertainment industry, reversing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion. The co ...

  13. Supreme Court Sides With Biz In Grokster Case

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision June 27 in the MGM Studios vs. Grokster case in favor of the entertainment industry, reversing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion. The U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision Ju ...

  14. Court Reaffirms 2-Second Sampling Infringement

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reaffirmed June 3 its decision that a two-second sample of a recording infringes the sound recording copyright. NEW YORK -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reaffirmed June 3 its decis ...

  15. Supreme Court Sets Date For Grokster Hearing

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Supreme Court announced Jan. 19 that it will hear oral arguments in the MGM v. Grokster case on March 29. A host of entertainment industry and artists' groups have filed amicus (friend of the The U.S. Supreme Court announced Jan. 19 ...

  16. Legal Matters

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Third Circuit Court of Appeals is likely to make its decision by the end of June regarding the Federal Communications Commission's ownership rules. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals is likely to make its decision by the end of June regar ...

  17. Update: Court Hears File-Sharing Case Arguments

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The question of whether peer-to-peer file-sharing company Grokster is liable for copyright infringement may not be legally resolved for months. The question of whether peer-to-peer file-sharing company Grokster is liable for copyright infringement ...