Mealey's IP/Tech - 9th Circuit Orders YouTube To Takedown Anti-Islamic Film, Per Actress' Lawsuit

Mealey's IP/Tech - 9th Circuit Orders YouTube To Takedown Anti-Islamic Film, Per Actress' Lawsuit

SEATTLE - Finding that an actress has an independent copyright interest in a performance of hers that was, against her knowledge, used in a controversial anti-Islamic movie, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel majority on Feb. 26 reversed a lower court's denial of her motion for a preliminary injunction requiring removal of the movie from YouTube LLC's website (Cindy Lee Garcia v. Google Inc., et al., No. 12-57302, 9th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 3694).

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