How They Won It: Winston Wins Copyright Shield For Veoh

Law360, New York (February 13, 2012, 4:19 PM EST) -- Knowing that their case had far-reaching ramifications, Winston & Strawn LLP attorneys used an aggressive defense strategy in front of the Ninth Circuit that relied on Veoh Networks Inc. having federal protection to fight off copyright infringement claims brought by Universal Music Group Inc. 

Leading the charge against UMG, Winston & Strawn attorneys argued first in front of a California federal court and later in front of the Ninth Circuit that Veoh’s video-sharing activities were protected by a safe harbor provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright...
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