Copyright & Trademark Litigation
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As digital technology and the online environment transform the distribution and use of intellectual property, our Copyright & Trademark group is on the front lines in protecting and enforcing our clients’ most important creative assets. Our trial-tested team represents a wide range of clients, from entrepreneurs to major corporations, from playwrights to media giants, and from individual songwriters to the country’s largest performing rights organizations.
Second Circuit Clarifies the Scope of Safe Harbor Protection Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
April 5, 2012
On April 5, 2012, the Second Circuit issued an important decision clarifying the contours of the "safe harbor" provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that limits the liability of online service providers for copyright infringement.