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  • Jury Awards in File-Sharing Cases Add Fuel to Debate on Copyright Act Reform

    The cases Capitol Records, Inc. v. Thomas-Rasset The plaintiffs, Capitol Records, Inc., Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Arista Records LLC, Interscope Records, UMG Recordings, Inc., and Warner Bros. Records, filed suit against Jammie Thomas-Rasset under the...

  • Statutory Damage Awards in High Profile Song-Sharing Cases

    The individual defendants in two high profile peer to peer song sharing cases, Capitol v. Thomas-Rasset and Sony v. Tenenbaum, recently faced major defeats in challenges over high statutory damages awarded against them. This raises questions...

  • Winter 2010 News Briefs

    This month, our team members have been consumed with outlines, papers, and finals, and now the holidays are upon us.  Although we won’t be able to write full posts on all of the recent developments...

  • Capitol Records v. Thomas-Rasset: Trial Three

    Not only was the landmark peer-to-peer file-sharing trial involving Northern Minnesotan Jammie Thomas-Rasset the first of its kind to reach trial; Thomas-Rasset’s file-sharing litigation will likely come to its third trial on November 2, 2010....