2nd Circ. Denies En Banc Rehearing Of Aereo Copyright Win
By Matthew Heller
Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Tuesday denied a bid by a group of major television networks for an en banc rehearing of a copyright infringement suit against Aereo Inc., provoking a sharp dissent that said the three-judge panel ruling for the streaming TV service “eviscerates” the Copyright Act.
The 10-2 denial of a hearing before the full appeals court leaves intact the April 1 decision in which a 2-1 majority affirmed a New York federal judge who rejected a bid by the networks — including CBS, NBC,...