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Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP: Extra, Extra! Court Reverses “Hot News” Trend

By David Blau , a member of the Patent Practice Group A federal appeals court has ruled that U.S. copyright law, not a state's "hot news" law, applies to news aggregators that redistribute buy-sell-hold securities recommendations from big brokers. This ruling reverses a modest comeback...

A Game of Thrones: Is Meltwater Attempting to Overthrow the AP as Content King?

If you've read Game of Thrones or watched it on HBO, then you're probably aware of the general theme, which can be summarized in a single sentence from the book: "When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die." The AP has long held the content throne, but an usurper - Meltwater...