Category: Copyright

Dallas Buyers Club Sues Nearly 800 Nationwide

Dallas Buyers Club LLC, the copyright owner of the Oscar winning motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, and Jared Leto,  begun an apparent nationwide litigation campaign in February 2014 suing internet users it alleges illegally downloaded the movie Dallas Buyers Club using BitTorrent or similar peer-to-peer file-sharing programs. Last week, on

9th Circuit Rules that Time is Of the Essence When a “Close Relationship” Exists Between the Parties to a Copyright Infringement Suit

On November 6, 2013, the 9th Circuit, following previous decisions by the 2nd and 6th Circuits, ruled that a copyright infringement claim filed by Seven Arts was barred based on the three year statute of limitations imposed by the Copyright Act. The decision cited that this decision was proper for the circumstances
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