9th Circ. Halts FilmOn Case Until Justices Rule On Aereo

Law360, Los Angeles (January 29, 2014, 6:00 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Monday halted FilmOn X LLC's appeal of an order blocking its rebroadcasts of network television, saying the consolidated copyright case should be frozen until the U.S. Supreme Court decides a similar suit against rival Aereo Inc.

In a brief order that wasn't accompanied by an opinion, the court vacated the submission of FilmOn's dispute with the four major U.S. television networks and stayed the appeal pending the high court's decision in American Broadcasting Companies Inc. v. Aereo Inc.

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