Partial Summary Judgment Granted/Denied in Arista’s Infringement Action against LimeWire: Arista Records, et. al. v. Lime Group, et. al., 06 CV 5936 (SDNY April 29, 2011) – FREE DOWNLOADS

On May 11 th , 2010, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, Arista Records, et. al., on their claims against defendants, Lime Wire, et. al., for secondary copyright infringement. The court found that defendants had induced...

FREE DOWNLOADS: Music/File Sharing - Opinion on Arista’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment: Arista v. LimeWire, 06 CV 5936 (April 29, 2011)

On May 11 th , 2010, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs, Arista Records, et. al., on their claims against defendants, Lime Wire, et. al., for secondary copyright infringement. The court found that defendants had induced...

Jonathan Zavin on Arista Records LLC v. Lime Group LLC

By Jonathan Zavin of Loeb & Loeb LLP USDC S.D. New York, April 7, 2011 Click here for a copy of the full decision . In copyright infringement litigation against peer-to-peer network, court denies defendants' motion that would have precluded plaintiffs from recovering a statutory...

Record Labels Reach $105 Million Settlement with Lime Wire

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) Cautioning that "theft of the world's greatest music comes with a stiff price," Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Chairman and CEO Mitch Bainwol confirmed May 12 that a settlement has been reached in the high-profile copyright infringement case against...

Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP: Sentences of Pirate Bay Founders Are Confirmed, But They May Avoid the Brig

By Lisa Tittemore , Chair of the Copyright Practice Group T he jig is up for the brazen anti-copyright activists at The Pirate Bay. In April 2009, the men behind the once-popular Swedish file-sharing website were found guilty of violating Swedish copyright law. As we reported , the Swedish court's...