Aereo Fires Back At Networks' IP Claims In Streaming TV Row

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 11:18 PM EDT) -- Streaming Internet TV provider Aereo Inc. on Tuesday fired back against networks including NBC Studios LLC suing it in New York federal court for rebroadcasting their content without a license, citing the Second Circuit’s ruling that Aereo's service does not involve public performances of copyrighted shows.

In a summary judgment motion, Aereo, which uses small antennas to transmit TV signals to online subscribers, challenged the networks’ claims that its service infringes their public performance rights. Aereo pointed to the Second Circuit’s April decision in similar litigation,...
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